CRAFFT Screening Tool

The CRAFFT is a short, validated behavioral health tool developed to screen adolescents under age 21 for high risk alcohol and drug use. Recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics, it consists of 6 questions involving Car, Relax, Alone, Forget, Friends, and Trouble. The tool is meant to assess whether a longer conversation about the context of use, frequency, and other risks and consequences of alcohol and/or drug use is warranted. It is available in 13 languages.

Children's Hospital Boston, 2009

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Free

Additional Info:


Alcohol/Drug Services Risk Assessment

Perinatal Periods:

Parenting Postpartum Pre-/Inter-conception Prenatal

Resource types:

Screening Tools and Protocols

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