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American Psychiatric Association Adapted NIDA Modified ASSIST Tools
Revised November 2015
For further clinical evaluation and research, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) has adapted the NIDA-Modified ASSIST for adults and adolescents (ages 11-17) to self-administer the screening tool and for parents/guardians to administer with their children (ages 6-17). These measures are considered by the APA as “emerging measures” and should be used to enhance clinical decision-making but not as the sole basis for making a clinical diagnosis. Please visit the APA site for more information.
APA Self-Administered Screening Tools
|Screening Tool||Drugs/Alcohol||Other Symptoms|
|Level 1: Pre-Screen/General Screen (PDF, 390KB)||X||X|
|Level 2: Substance Use Screen/Adapted NM ASSIST (PDF, 476KB)||X|
|Adolescents, Ages 11-17|
|Level 1: Pre-Screen/General Screen (PDF, 273KB)||X||X|
|Level 2: Substance Use Screen/Adapted NM ASSIST (PDF, 481KB)||X|
|Parent/Guardian of Child Ages 6-17|
|Level 1: Pre-Screen/General Screen (PDF, 394KB)||X||X|
|Level 2: Substance Use Screen/Adapted NM ASSIST (PDF, 487KB)||X|