How often do you use alcohol and drugs? Does your use of alcohol and/or drugs make parenting more difficult? Have you ever received alcohol or drug abuse treatment? Has anyone expressed concern about your alcohol or drug use
0 – No action needed. I don’t use drugs or alcohol.
1 – Let’s watch/wait. I’m in recovery from drugs/alcohol abuse or I may have occasional alcohol and/or drug use.
2 – Help is needed. I use drugs/alcohol and I have difficulty taking care of my child sometimes because of it.
3 – Help is needed now/immediately. I use drugs/alcohol and it can be very challenging trying to parent right now because of it.