Our Clinical Helpline is free to all customers using the SASSI or BADDS products. Simply call 800.726.0526 option 2, Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST) for assistance with the administration, scoring, and interpretation of an instrument.
To understand how our questionnaires can be an integral part of the process when working with clients, please take a look at these sample interpretations.
Angela T. illustrates a profile often seen in people who acknowledge that they use drugs excessively and have come to rely on them as a coping resource.
Josh, a 17-year old male high school student assessed for substance use disorder. Learn how the SASSI-A2 helps to identify substance use versus substance use disorder.
Carlos C. is a 36-year old Spanish speaking and reading client referred for identification of high or low probability of substance use disorder. Learn how to interpret the Spanish SASSI decision rules.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will be reducing the free Clinical Helpline hours temporarily beginning Monday, October 5th. Clinical consultants will now be available Monday through Friday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (EST). We will, of course, continue to closely monitor voice mail messages and return those as soon as possible. This change only applies to the clinical helpline. Our customer service remains available during normal business hours. Please contact us if you have… Read more
One of the trickier aspects of incorporating the SASSI results in a substance use assessment is extracting the clinical interpretation of what elevated scores mean and the relationship between the scales. If you have taken SASSI training, especially the Clinical Interpretation session, you were introduced to ‘Profile Configurations.’ This section gets more in-depth into interpreting the scales and clinically drawing on information that can better inform how to work with your client as well as… Read more