The CRAFFT questionnaire is a brief screening instrument to detect substance abuse in adolescents. This was developed at the Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Sources for questions:
(1) Drug and Alcohol Problem Quickscreen (DAP): C
(2) Problem-Oriented Screening Instrument for Teenagers (POSIT): R, F1, F2
(3) RAFFT screen from Project ADEPT: R, A, T
(C) car use while intoxicated
(F) forget things while using
(F) family or friends ask you to cut down
(T) trouble as a result
Responses: yes or no
= SUM(number of "yes" responses)
• minimum score: 0
• maximum score: 6
• A score >= 2 was 92.3% sensitive and 82.1% specific for long-term treatment need.
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