NIDA Quick Screen

NIDA Quick Screen

Definition

The NIDA Quick Screen (NIDA-QS) is designed to assist clinicians serving adult patients in screening for drug use. It was adapted from a single-question screen for drug use in primary care by Smith et al. 2010 and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism's Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinician's Guide Updated 2005 Edition.

Domains

Substance Use

Administrations

Clinician-administered

Assessment type

Clinical

Assessment modes

Questionnaire

Eligibility

18 years and above

Estimated time

About 1 minute

Attribution

National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.