Self Assessment

Do you think you may need help for drug or alcohol abuse? Any of the following changes may indicate that you have a problem and should seek help from a treatment center.

  • Changes in your mood and overall demeanor.
  • Feeling angry when people question your substance abuse.
  • Relationship issues
  • Manipulating others and making excuses for yourself.
  • Loss of interest in your hobbies.
  • Suffering job loss or a negative progression in school.
  • Having anxiety or depression when you aren’t using drugs or alcohol.
  • Lack of motivation, feeling tired, and not pursuing interests you normally would.

Reviewed for Medical & Clinical Accuracy by Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Berman is a psychiatrist in Teaneck, New Jersey and is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Hebrew.