NIDA Quick Screen

The NIDA Quick Screen is a validated instrument designed to assist providers in screening adults for substance use. The screen simply inquires whether a participant has used drugs (mood-altering, illegal, or prescription for nonmedical reasons), alcohol, or tobacco products within the past year and how often these substances have been used. The NIDA website also provides guidelines for brief intervention and/or treatment referral for patients who may have or be at risk of developing a substance use disorder.

NIH: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2010

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Free

Additional Info:


Alcohol/Drug Services Risk Assessment Tobacco Cessation

Perinatal Periods:

Parenting Postpartum Pre-/Inter-conception Prenatal

Resource types:

Screening Tools and Protocols

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