You might have an alcohol problem if you experience three or more of the following alcohol-related symptoms in a year:

  • Not being able to quit drinking or control how much you drink
  • Needing to drink more to feel the same effects as before
  • Feeling sick to your stomach, sweaty, shaky, or anxious when you stop drinking
  • Spending a lot of time drinking and recovering from drinking
  • Giving up other activities so you can drink
  • Trying to quit drinking or cut back, but not being able to
  • Continuing to drink even though drinking causes you problems
  • Trying to hide your drinking from others
  • Having “blackouts,” where you don’t remember what happened while drinking
  • Having friends and family be concerned about your drinking
  • Spreading Lies about family and friends while drinking
  • Causing Family Disruptions where family or friends BLOCK your Calls, Texts, or Emails
  • Stalking Family or Friends through Calls, Texts, Emails