Cage Alcohol Assessment

CAGE Alcohol Assessment. This quiz is a self-guided assessment that has been created from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders which is the standard criteria for diagnosing mental health and substance use disorders. This self-assessment should not be considered as a final diagnosis but can be your first step in determining whether your drinking habits are cause for concern. Please consult a medical professional if this self-screening indicates a likelihood of alcohol abuse or addiction.

Your Alcohal Level :
Have you ever felt that you should cut down on your drinking?
Have people annoyed you by criticizing your drinking?
Have you ever felt bad or guilty about your drinking?
Have you ever had a drink first thing in the morning to calm your nerves or get rid of a hangover?

Risk Category is based on score

  • Low Risk: ................ 0-1
  • Moderate Risk: ................ 2-3
  • High Risk: ................ 4-5
  • Test Risk: ...... 6 and greater


Webster LRI, Webster RM. Predicting behaviour in opioid patents : preliminary alidation of the opioid risk tool. paid med. 2005;6:432-42

Low Risk: 0-1 (THis is thew low risk value)

Moderate Risk: 2-3

High Risk: 4 and greater


Developed by Lynn R. Webster, MD.