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Drug & Alcohol


The SASSI Institute Substance Use Measures

The SASSI helps to promote early identification of substance use disorders, leading to appropriate intervention, treatment, and ongoing recovery. The SASSI-4 Adult Identifies high or low probability of substance use disorders and includes a prescription drug scale that identifies individuals likely to be abusing prescription medications. It also provides a measure of profile validity and clinical insight into the level of defensiveness and willingness to acknowledge experienced consequences of substance use disorder.

The SASSI-A3 Adolescent instrument also provides clinical insight into family and social risk factors, level of defensive responding, consequences of substance misuse teens endorsed, and a prescription drug abuse scale that identifies teens likely to be abusing prescription medication. The SASSI has a 92% accuracy rate.

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