Unhealthy Alcohol Use Tools & Resources
A collection of tools and resources for managing unhealthy alcohol use in primary care, intended for use by providers, organizational leadership, other team members, and patients.
Includes 10 items to assess alcohol consumption, drinking behaviors, and alcohol-related behaviors. Item 3 of this screening tool is intended to be adapted to align with the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) drinking guidelines for adults in the United States
Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, Adapted for Use in the United States: A Guide for Primary Care Practitioners
Describes how to use the AUDIT in primary care to identify people with hazardous and harmful patterns of alcohol consumption; includes the international version in both interview and self-report format
Developed for WHO to detect and manage substance use and related problems in primary and general medical care settings; various materials, including version 3.1 of the ASSIST, available on website
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine 40-Hour CME Program
Guides practitioners and administrators in implementing and sustaining SBIRT within a practice; includes information on process improvement strategies, planning and tailoring strategies, and worksheets to guide implementation