All of us in the fellowship of Narcotics Anonymous have asked ourselves this crucial question. It is perhaps the most difficult decision we have ever had to make. Maybe we could admit that we had addictive tendencies when it came to food, work and play etc, but never drugs! Denial played a great part in preventing us from answering honestly. There is however, a leaflet with a series of questions which can help:

It is called ‘Am I an addict?’ and is reproduced online by the World Service Office.

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