DAST-10 (Drug Abuse Screen Test) is a 10-item, yes/no self-report instrument that has been condensed from the 28-item DAST and should take less than 8 minutes to complete. The DAST-10 was designed to provide a brief instrument for clinical screening and treatment evaluation and can be used with adults .
Choose evidence-based screening tools and assessment resource materials Tool Substance type Patient age How tool is administered Alcohol Drugs Adults Adolescents Screening and Assessment Tools Chart | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Validating Screening Tools The Screening and Assessment Tools Chart provides a comprehensive guide and links to evidence-based screening and assessment tools you can use with your patients from adolescence to adulthood. It is organized by substance type, patient age, and administration method to help you find the right tool for your practice.
For more information on the ADS, contact the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (formerly the Addiction Research Foundation) at (800) 661-1111. The ASI is reprinted in TIP 7, Screening and Assessment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Among Adults in the Criminal Justice System (CSAT 1994e). Simple Screening Instrument for Substance Abuse Bookshelf ID: NBK64130.