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Drug Screening and Assessment Resources

Revised July 2018

Chart of Evidence-Based Screening & Assessment Tools for Adults and Adolescents

Additional Resources to Supplement NIDA-Modified ASSIST (NM ASSIST)

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Clinician's Resource Guide

This guide supplements the NIDA Drug Use Screening Tool by providing more detailed instructions to clinicians on how to use the tool, discuss screening results, offer brief interventions, and make necessary referrals. It also includes information on conducting biological specimen screening and locating substance abuse treatment facilities.

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Quick Reference Guide

This guide provides an abbreviated version of NIDA’s Drug Use Screening tool and instructions on its use.


API documentation for integrating screening tools into your website, application, electronic health record (EHRs), or other healthcare systems.

Additional Resources for Clinicians

From the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the Agency for Health Care Quality and Research (AHRQ):

This page was last updated July 2018

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