Have you ever asked: Am I an alcoholic? If you have, you might want to consider taking a personal inventory to determine if you really do have a problem with alcohol. One of the biggest issues that face most alcoholics is the denial that they really have a problem, so if you catch yourself fudging on these questions and saying “maybe” or “sorta”, count that as a “yes” for the purposes of this self-evaluation. • Do you lose time from work, school or other responsibilities because of drinking alcohol? • Do you find that drinking alcohol makes you feel more confident socially? • Is drinking alcohol ruining your reputation? • Do you feel guilty for how much you drink? • Is drinking alcohol interfering with your financial situation? • Do you find yourself careless of your loved ones when you’re drinking alcohol? • Does drinking alcohol interfere with your ambition? • Do you want a drink in the morning? • Does drinking interfere with your sleep? • Do you drink to forget about trouble? If you’ve answered yes to one or more of these questions, you are at risk for being an alcoholic should look into getting help.