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Chart of Evidence-Based Screening Tools and Assessments for Adults and Adolescents

Revised June 2018

Choose evidence-based screening tools and assessment resource materials

Tool Substance type Patient age How tool is administered
Alcohol Drugs Adults Adolescents Self-
administered
Clinician-
administered
Screens
Screening to Brief Intervention (S2BI) X X   X X X
Brief Screener for Alcohol, Tobacco, and other Drugs (BSTAD) X X   X X X
Tobacco, Alcohol, Prescription medication, and other Substance use (TAPS) X X X   X X
NIDA Drug Use Screening Tool: Quick Screen (NMASSIST) X X X See APA Adapted NM ASSIST tools See APA Adapted NM ASSIST tools X
Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test-C (AUDIT-C (PDF, 41KB)) X   X   X X
Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT (PDF, 233KB)) X   X     X
Opioid Risk Tool (PDF, 168KB)   X X   X  
CAGE-AID (PDF, 30KB) X X X     X
CAGE (PDF, 14KB) X   X     X
Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinician's Guide (NIAAA) X   X     X
Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner's Guide (NIAAA) X     X   X
Assessments
Tobacco, Alcohol, Prescription medication, and other Substance use (TAPS) X X X   X X
CRAFFT X X   X X X
Drug Abuse Screen Test (DAST-10)*
For use of this tool - please contact Dr. Harvey Skinner
  X X   X X
Drug Abuse Screen Test (DAST-20: Adolescent version)*
For use of this tool - please contact Dr. Harvey Skinner
  X   X X X
NIDA Drug Use Screening Tool (NMASSIST) X X X     X
Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinician's Guide (NIAAA) X   X     X
Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner's Guide (NIAAA) X     X   X
*Tools with associated fees

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This page was last updated June 2018