IHR’s 5P’s

This 5 P’S Screening Tool is based on Dr. Hope Ewing’s 4 P’s (Parents, Partner, Past and Pregnancy), and was designed specifically for pregnant women. The tool is quick, easy, and non-threatening. In order to capture risk among women at risk for use or not ready to report their own use, the tool asks about substance use among other people important in the patient’s life, including her parents and partner. Included on the Healthy Start National Evaluation Program Survey.

IHR (The Institute for Health and Recovery), 1990

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Free

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Alcohol/Drug Services

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Screening Tools and Protocols

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