Tool or Template: Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

Tool or Template: Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

This World Health Organization (WHO)-approved assessment of 10 questions is the most frequently used alcohol screening instrument in the world. Created Professor John B. Saunders, it can be administered orally or as a written self-assessment and it has been translated into 50 languages.

Related Tools:

  • The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) manual contains exercises for intervention, scoring guidance, and the history of the AUDIT questionnaire. This manual is available in English, Hindi, Japanese, Spanish, and Thai. There are several sections that include practical guidance. Relevant sections include; Administration Guidelines (pg.14), How to Help Patients (pg.21), Appendix C, Translation and Adaptation to Specific Languages, Cultures, and Standards (pg.32).
  • The Brief Intervention Manual provides more detail on each of these evidence-based approaches. The manual is available in EnglishJapanese, and Spanish.

Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Substance Misuse
Resource Type: Tool or Template

Date: April 19, 2015
Language(s): Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Gujarati (India) , Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Marathi (India) , Maylay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese
Target Audience(s): Service Provider
Author(s): John B Saunders
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