TABLE 1

CRAFFT Questions: A Brief Screening Test of Adolescent Substance Abuse

CHave you ever ridden in a car driven by someone (including yourself) who was “high” or had been using alcohol or drugs?
RDo you ever use alcohol or drugs to relax, feel better about yourself, or fit in?
ADo you ever use alcohol or drugs while you are by yourself, alone?
FDo you ever forget things you did while using alcohol or drugs?
FDo your family or friends ever tell you that you should cut down on your drinking or drug use?
THave you ever gotten into trouble while you were using alcohol or drugs?
  • Two or more yes answers suggest a significant problem, abuse, or dependence. The CRAFFT questions were developed with grant support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.