You may be an addict if…….

You may be an Addict if. . .
Remember the old “You may be a redneck if. . .” series? We’ve used that concept below in an attempt to help those of you who struggle with whether or not you have a problem with drugs and/or alcohol. While addiction is not a joking matter, we urge you to get beyond the guilt and shame and let us help you join the thousands of people now in recovery from addiction.

• you ever drink or use drugs alone
• you have substituted one drug/drink for another, thinking that one particular drug/drink was the problem
• you ever attempted to manipulate or lied to a doctor to obtain prescription drugs
• you have stolen drugs or alcohol, or stolen to obtain the money to purchase drugs or alcohol
• you use a drug or drink alcohol when you wake up or when you go to bed
• you ever taken a drug or drink to overcome the effects of another
• you avoid people or places that do not approve of you using drugs or drinking
• you have been arrested as a result of or when using drugs or drinking
• you have lied about what or how much or how often you use drugs or drink
• you put the purchase of drugs or alcohol ahead of your financial responsibilities
• you have tried unsuccessfully to stop or control your behavior
• you have been admitted to a jail, hospital or drug rehabilitation center because of your behavior
• alcohol or drugs interfere with your sleeping or eating
• the thought of running out of drugs or alcohol terrifies you
• you feel it is impossible for you to live without drugs or alcohol
• you have questioned your sanity
• using drugs or drinking is making life at home unhappy
• you have ever thought you couldn’t fit in or have a good time without drugs or drinking
• you have ever felt defensive, guilty or ashamed about your behavior while high
• you think a lot about drugs or alcohol
• your behavior affected your sexual relationships
• you have used drugs or drank alcohol because of emotional pain or stress
• you have overdosed
• you have lost a job because of alcohol or drug use
• you continue to do drugs or drink alcohol despite negative consequences
• you think you might have a drug or drinking problem
• someone has told you they think you might have a drug or drinking problem

Call us at the Oasis Renewal Center at 501.376.2747
From the despair of substance abuse. . .there is an Oasis!