Though WIC’s role in preventing substance use is limited, staff play a valuable part through education and referral efforts. For State agencies that also screen for substance use, this chart of screening tools for substance use in prenatal or pregnant women (and these screening tools) can aid in selecting the tool(s) that fit your substance use screening needs. While not all may be applicable, many of the these tools are mentioned in the Substance Use Prevention: Screening, Education and Referral Resource Guide for Local WIC Agencies.
Additional information and resources
Substance Use Prevention: Screening, Education and Referral Resource Guide for Local WIC Agencies
Substance Use and Medication Safety
Give Your Baby a Healthy Start: Tips for Pregnant Women and New Mothers (which can be downloaded can be downloaded at the clinic or ordered for free on the WIC publication ordering page)