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adolescents, brief interventions, CRAFFT, drugs and alcohol, SBIRT, screening, substance abuse, substance use



  1. Alayan, Nour MSN, RN
  2. Shell, Lynn PhD, APN-BC, CARN-AP


Abstract: NPs have a key role in screening for adolescent substance use in school settings. This article provides evidence-based information on the prevalence and consequences of adolescent substance use, discusses standardized substance use screening and brief interventions using the CRAFFT tool, and suggests relevant practice and policy implications.