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NIDA Launches Two Adolescent Substance Use Screening Tools

October 8, 2018

 

 

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has launched two evidenced-based online screening tools that providers can use to assess substance use disorder risk among adolescents 12-17 years old. These tools can be self-administered or completed by clinicians in less than two minutes.  They are being offered through the NIDAMED Web Portal.

 

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends universal screening in pediatric primary settings, and these tools help providers quickly and easily introduce brief, evidence-based screenings into their clinical practices. Providers can select the tool that best fits their practice.

The screening options are:

For more information on adolescent substance use screening tools, go to: https://www.drugabuse.gov/nidamed-medical-health-professionals/screening-tools-adolescent-substance-use.

 

For more information on the NIDAMED initiative, go to: https://www.drugabuse.gov/nidamed-medical-health-professionals

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