The questions above are based on symptoms of AUD in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition.
Getting Help Resources
Recovery is possible regardless of the severity of the alcohol use disorder. Please consult with your health care provider if you or someone you know needs help with a drinking problem. Other resources to help you find treatment programs or to speak with someone include:
Need help talking to a loved one about their drinking? Visit NIAAA's Starting the Conversation Webpage for tips on how to start.
Being nervous about making a change or seeking help is normal. Resources are available to find the help you need.