Clinical resources

Please see the tabs below to find some general resources for clinicians as well as various screening tools:

Aboriginal Health

Opioid dependence


Supporting clinical practice

  • Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)World Health Organisation (WHO) Guidelines for primary care
  • ASSIST portal: DASSA-WHO Collaborating Centre (University of Adelaide) has a range of resources and information about screening and brief interventions for substance use disorders in primary health care
  • ASSIST screeningWorld Health Organisation (WHO) Alcohol, Smoking, and Substance Involvement Screening Test
  • AUDIT-C: this 3 item alcohol screening tool can help identify someone with hazardous drinking habits or an active alcohol use disorder
  • IRIS Screening instrument and risk card: a validated, evidence-based, culturally-appropriate screening and brief intervention tool developed by and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (from the Insight Centre for alcohol and other drug training and workforce development)
  • Opioid Risk Tool: a screening tool from the Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI)

If you are concerned about your own or someone else’s alcohol or other drug use, contact the National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline on 1800 250 015 or visit