Screening Tools and Interventions
- SBIRT Screening App: Screen pediatric patients for substance misuse and depression. The app is free of charge to providers through SBIRT Oregon.
- CRAFFT: Assess pediatric patients who endorse weekly or monthly substance misuse.
- The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT): Assess alcohol consumption and related problems.
- Change Plan Worksheet: Use with Motivational Interviewing to document a patient’s plan to change harmful or risky behaviors.
- Contract for Life: Assist in facilitating communication between adolescents and their parents about harmful decisions related to alcohol, drugs and peer pressure.
- Adolescent Substance Use and Motivational Interviewing: In this recorded Webinar Illinois DocAssist Medical Director, Diane Misch, MD, reviews best practices in assessment and intervention of adolescent substance misuse within the primary care setting.
- SAMHSA treatment providers: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration maintains a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking substance abuse treatment and other mental health services.
- IDPH Fact Sheet: The Illinois Department of Public Health created a fact depicting underage drinking among Illinois High School students. The fact sheet provides useful information regarding acquisition of alcohol by a minor, drinking and driving statistics and tips for what parents can do.
- SAMSHA National Helpline: A confidential, free 24-hour, 365 day a year information source for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders
- Or call SAMSHA at 1-800-487-4889
- Illinois Helpline: Illinois Department of Human Services provides resources for locating substance use treatment and recovery services in Illinois.
- Or call Illinois Helpline at 833-2FINDHELP (833-234-6343)
Resources for Patients
- The National Institute on Drug Abuse created quizzes to use with children and adolescents to assist in shattering myths about substance use. These different modules test knowledge on how drugs and alcohol affect young people’s brains and bodies.
- Smokefree.gov is a website that provides adolescents with information and support to quit smoking or vaping. The website has free chat support and information for adolescents about triggers and how to handle stress without the use of nicotine or other harmful products.
- TheTruth.com is a website that provides adolescents with information and support to quit smoking or vaping. The website has free chat support and information for adolescents about triggers and how to handle stress without the use of nicotine or other harmful products.