Five questions that could drive you to sobriety

AFTER one drink too many: have you had embarrassing photos posted of you on Facebook? Been told that you're a creep? Woken up with a mysterious injury?

If yes, you might be one of the red-faced Australians who wants to stop drinking because of social embarrassment reasons.

The Global Drug Survey 2015, found the major motivator for Australians wanting to cut down on alcohol was how it made them behave, with a third saying that would be the factor that changed their behaviour.

SAMPLE QUESTION 1:

Have you fallen over, injured yourself, damaged something valuable or ruined your clothes when you’ve been drinking?

This poll ended on 17 June 2015.

Current Results

Never/Not in the last year

60%

In the last year

26%

In the last month

13%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

SAMPLE QUESTION 2:

Have you vomited in public because you’d drunk too much?

This poll ended on 17 June 2015.

Current Results

Never/Not in the last year

74%

In the last year

19%

In the last month

6%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

SAMPLE QUESTION 3:

Have you had to have your friends take care of you when you’ve been drinking?

This poll ended on 17 June 2015.

Current Results

Never/Not in the last year

71%

In the last year

20%

In the last month

7%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

SAMPLE QUESTION 4:

Have you been told that you’re not fun to be around (you’re a bit of a creep/bitch) when you’re drinking?

This poll ended on 17 June 2015.

Current Results

Never/Not in the last year

85%

In the last year

10%

In the last month

4%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

SAMPLE QUESTION 5:

Have you had embarrassing pictures or videos of you taken and posted on Twitter or Facebook etc when you’ve been drinking?

This poll ended on 17 June 2015.

Current Results

Never/Not in the last year

75%

In the last year

15%

In the last month

8%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

It was the second-most cited reason after having a physical condition that would be worsened by alcohol.

Survey founder Adam Winstock, a British consultant addictions psychiatrist, has designed an app that gives people an Alcohol Related Social Embarrassment (ARSE) score based on how they answer questions about their behaviour while drunk.

Take the survey here. http://onetoomany.co/



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