This page presents resources for screening and assessing children and youth’s substance use disorders.
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Child Welfare Information Gateway
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Screening & Assessment
Provides information on screening and assessment in identifying substance use and dependence in youth.
Screening and Assessment for Substance Use, Mental Health and Co-Occurring Disorders in Adolescents (PDF - 416 KB)
Fox, Kanary, & Shepler (2014)
Technical Assistance Network for Children's Behavioral Health
Explains the need for integrated screening and assessment in the identification of co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders in adolescents. The brief provides a list of comprehensive assessment tools and resources for this population.
Screening Tools for Adolescent Substance Use
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse (2019)
Offers two online screening tools that providers can use to assess for substance use disorder risk among adolescents 12–17 years old.
Substance Use Screening & Assessment Instruments Database
University of Washington, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute
Assists clinicians and researchers in finding instruments used for the screening and assessment of substance use and substance use disorders.