This brief test for alcohol abuse is an American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) version of the CAGE Assessment Tool, a universally accepted assessment tool and one of the most common tests used for identifying alcohol use disorders.
Have people annoyed you by criticizing or complaining about your drinking or drug use?
Have you ever felt bad or guilty about your drinking or drug use?
Have you ever had a drink or drug in the morning to steady your nerves or get rid of a hangover?
Do you use any drugs other than those prescribed by your physician?
Has a physician ever told you to cut down or quit use of alcohol or drugs?
Has your drinking or drug use caused family, job or legal problems?
When drinking or using drugs have you ever had a memory loss (blackout)?