About the CRAFFT

The CRAFFT is a well-validated substance use screening tool for adolescents aged 12-21. It is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Bright Futures Guidelines for preventive care screenings and well-visits.

Get the CRAFFT

The CRAFFT tool is free to use. The tool is available as a self-administered questionnaire to be completed by a patient and as an interview tool to be administered by a provider. The CRAFFT is available in several languages.

Use the CRAFFT

Reproduce the CRAFFT to fit the needs of your practice, whether on paper or integrated into your EMR. Get detailed instructions for reproducing, administering, and scoring the CRAFFT.


  • Dr. Sion Kim Harris hosted a webinar  titled “The State of the Science: Teen Brain Development and the Impact of Marijuana Use” on what the science says about the possible effects of marijuana on the developing brain.
  • The CRAFFT 2.1 is here! We invite you to use the updated version of the CRAFFT which includes vaping and edibles as methods of administration for marijuana.
  • Spearheaded by Dr. John Knight, the CeASAR team has published a new paper that examines an intervention to protect teens from riding with a driver who is under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Three months after a visit at their pediatrician’s office, youth who received the intervention were less likely to report riding with a driver who was under the influence of alcohol, cannabis, or other drugs than youth who received usual care. Read the article for more information!
  • CRAFFT 2.1 language translations are here! Check them out!