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Another Quick Screening – CRAFFT

Another Quick Screening – CRAFFT


During the PAST 12 MONTHS, on how many days did you:

  1. Drink more than a few sips of beer, wine, or any drink containing alcohol? Put “0” if none.
  2. Use any marijuana (pot, weed, hash, or in foods) or “synthetic marijuana” (like “K2” or “Spice”)? Put “0” if none.
  3. Use anything else to get high (like other illegal drugs, prescription or over-the-counter medications, and things that you sniff or “huff”)? Put “0” if none.

If you put “0” in ALL of the boxes above, ANSWER QUESTION 4, THEN STOP. If you put “1” or higher in ANY of the boxes above, ANSWER QUESTIONS 4-9.


  1. Have you ever ridden in a CAR driven by someone (including yourself) who was “high” or had been using alcohol or drugs? Y or N
  2. Do you ever use alcohol or drugs to RELAX, feel better about yourself, or fit in? Y or N
  3. Do you ever use alcohol or drugs while you are by yourself, or ALONE? Y or N
  4. Do you ever FORGET things you did while using alcohol or drugs? Y or N
  5. Do your FAMILY or FRIENDS ever tell you that you should cut down on your drinking or drug use? Y or N
  6. Have you ever gotten into TROUBLE while you were using alcohol or drugs? Y or N

Higher CRAFFT scores indicating a higher likelihood that the adolescent meets criteria for a DSM-5 Substance Use Disorder (SUD) of any level (mild, moderate, severe). On PART B, CRAFFT scores of 4, 5, and 6 had 54%, 70%, and 100% positive predictive values, respectively, for identifying people with a moderate or severe SUD.
This information is not intended as a substitute for professional health care. Always consult with a healthcare provider for advice concerning your health. Only your healthcare provider can determine if you have a problem with substance abuse.