Screening Tools

 
Drug & Alcohol Screening Tools
 

AUDIT, DUDIT & CUDIT are evidence-based, W.H.O approved screening tools to ascertain the level of drug or alcohol a person might be using. If you’re concerned about your drug or alcohol use, try the test. Generic services that are not drug specific e.g. A&E, hospitals, social workers, probation may use these tests to see if a person they are working with needs support with their drug or alcohol use. If the person requires further support with drug and alcohol issues they will be referred onto a drug or alcohol service. AUDIT & DUDIT are also the screening tools used as part of the Irish national SAOR model of Screening and Brief Intervention.

AUDIT Screening Tool for Alcohol useglobe

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DUDIT Screening Tool for Drug use

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CUDIT Screening Tool for Cannabis use

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References:

AUDIT: The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test. Guidelines for Use in Primary Care, S e c o n d Edition, World Health Organization   Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence

DUDIT: Drug Use Disorder Identification Test: Appendix 3 in Berman, Bergman, Palmstierna & Schlyter (2003) DUDIT (Drug Use Disorders Identification Test) Manual Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet Correspondence: Anne H. Berman, anne.h.berman@chess.su.se http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/html.cfm/index10451EN.html

CUDIT: Adamson S, Kay-Lambkin F, Baker A, et al. An improved brief measure of cannabis misuse: The Cannabis Use Disorders Identification Test – Revised (CUDIT-R). Drug Alcohol Depend 2010: (In Press).

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