Subject: Assessment Tools
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: A Planning and Implementation Toolkit
To reduce the risk of opioid overdose and recidivism and to better serve incarcerated individuals with opioid use disorder, the National Council, in partnership with Vital Strategies and faculty from Johns Hopkins University, developed a new resource guide titled Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: A Planning and Implementation Toolkit.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released a final recommendation statement on screening for unhealthy drug use. That Task Force found that clinicians should ask adults about their drug use and connect people who have a problem to care.
Trauma-informed, Recovery-oriented System of Care Toolkit
The Trauma-informed, Recovery-oriented System of Care Toolkit, gives actionable guidance to create a framework to implement trauma-informed and recovery-focused initiatives, along with scripts, tools, concrete strategies, and recommendations for your community.
PEG13: A Three-Item Scale Assessing Pain
Development and Initial Validation of the PEG, a Three-item Scale Assessing Pain Intensity and Interference
Opioid Risk Tool (ORT)
The Opioid Risk Tool (ORT) is a brief, self-report screening tool designed for use with adult patients in primary care settings to assess the risk for opioid abuse among individuals prescribed opioids for the treatment of chronic pain.
NIDA Quick Screen
Details the NIDA Quick Screen with a reflex to NIDA-Modified ASSIST.
Diagnosis, Intractability, Risk, and Efficacy (DIRE)
DIRE Score: Patient Selection for Chronic Opioid Analgesia
Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale
This tool can be used in both inpatient and outpatient settings to reproducibly rate common signs and symptoms of opiate withdrawal and monitor these symptoms over time.