CRAFFT+N Questionnaire English

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To be completed by Patient
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Please answer all questions honestly; your answers will be kept confidential.
During the PAST 12 MONTHS, on how many days did you:
If you put “0” in ALL of the boxes above, ANSWER QUESTION 5 BELOW, THEN STOP
If you put “1” or more for Questions 1, 2, or 3 above, ANSWER QUESTIONS 5-10 BELOW
If you put “1” or more for Question 4 above, ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS
5. Have you ever ridden in a CAR driven by someone (including yourself) who was “high” or had been using alcohol or drugs?
6. Do you ever use alcohol or drugs to RELAX, feel better about yourself, or fit in?
7. Do you ever use alcohol or drugs while you are by yourself, or ALONE?
8. Do you ever FORGET things you did while using alcohol or drugs?
9. Do your FAMILY or FRIENDS ever tell you that you should cut down on your drinking or drug use?
10. Have you ever gotten into TROUBLE while you were using alcohol or drugs?
The following questions ask about your use of any vaping devices containing nicotine and/or flavors or use of any tobacco products. Select your answer for each question.
1. Have you ever tried to QUIT using, but couldn’t?
2. Do you vape or use tobacco NOW because it is really hard to quit?
3. Have you ever felt like you were ADDICTED to vaping or tobacco?
4. Do you ever have strong CRAVINGS to vape or use tobacco?
5. Have you ever felt like you really NEEDED to vape or use tobacco?
6. Is it hard to keep from vaping or using tobacco in PLACES where you are not supposed to, like school?
7. When you HAVEN’T vaped or used tobacco in a while (or when you tried to stop using)…
a. did you find it hard to CONCENTRATE because you couldn’t vape or use tobacco?
b. did you feel more IRRITABLE because you couldn’t vape or use tobacco?
c. did you feel a strong NEED or urge to vape or use tobacco?
d. did you feel NERVOUS, restless, or anxious because you couldn’t vape or use tobacco?
*References: Wheeler, K. C., Fletcher, K. E., Wellman, R. J., & DiFranza, J. R. (2004). Screening adolescents for nicotine dependence: the Hooked On Nicotine Checklist. J Adolesc Health, 35(3), 225–230; McKelvey, K., Baiocchi, M., & Halpern-Felsher, B. (2018). Adolescents’ and Young Adults’ Use and Perceptions of Pod-Based Electronic Cigarettes. JAMA Network Open, 1(6), e183535.
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© John R. Knight, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital, 2020. Reproduced with permission from the Center for Adolescent Behavioral Health Research (CABHRe), Boston Children’s Hospital. For more information and versions in other languages, see