Unhealthy Alcohol Use Tools & Resources

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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.

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Integrating Alcohol-Related Prevention and Treatment Into Primary Care: A Cluster Randomized Implementation Trial

Describes the intervention from the Sustained Patient-Centered Alcohol-Related Care (SPARC) trial and the increases in screening and brief intervention as a result of the trial. It does not include alcohol use disorder treatment engagement in primary care
Format
Journal Article
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Other Team Members
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Organizational Leadership
Source
Lee AK, et al.
Year
Resource Type
PDF

Medications for Substance Use Disorders (SAMHSA)

This is an overview of resources that provide information about how medications can be used to treat substance use disorders and prevent overdose, including Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications for the treatment of alcohol use disorders.

Format
Web Page
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Source
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Year
Resource Type
Web Page

Overview of Medications Used in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder and Frequently Asked Questions

Provides information and answers to common questions primary care clinicians may have about medications prescribed for the treatment of alcohol use disorder
Format
Fact Sheet/Brochure
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Source
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Year
Resource Type
PDF

The Importance of Alcohol Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment in Closing the Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment Gap

Provides research and support for the use of alcohol screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT), by providers across the health care spectrum to prevent or reduce alcohol misuse among their patients
Format
Report/Paper/Issue Brief
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Organizational Leadership
Source
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Spectrum
Year
Resource Type
Web Page

Women and Alcohol: Screening and Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in Medical Settings

Presents information on alcohol use in women and using SBIRT and brief motivational interviewing; includes step-by-step examples on using this approach
Format
Curriculum
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Organizational Leadership
Source
Velasquez MM, et al.
Year
Resource Type
PDF

Women and Alcohol: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

Discusses how screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment can be conducted by nurse practitioners in primary care; offers 1 CE credit
Link
https://www.npwomenshealthcare.com/women-and-alcohol-screening-brief-intervention-and-referral-to-treatment/
Format
Journal Article
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Organizational Leadership
Source
Edwards AE, et al.
Year
Resource Type
Article

2022 National Drug Control Strategy

This inaugural National Strategy proposes bold, targeted, and consequential actions to bend the curve on overdose deaths in the immediate term and reduce substance use and its damaging consequences in the US over the longer term.

Format
Guide
Report/Paper/Issue Brief
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Communities
Medical Providers
Other Team Members
Policymakers and Payers
Source
The White House Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Year
Resource Type
PDF

A Scoping Review of Computer-Based and Telecommunication Technology Interventions to Address Drug and Alcohol Misuse and Smoking in Women

Review of articles looking at the use of technology for addressing drug and alcohol use and smoking in women, highlighting studies showing that these telecommunication technology interventions were successful at reducing alcohol and substance misuse
Format
Journal Article
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Organizational Leadership
Source
Washio Y, et al.
Year
Resource Type
Article

A Video- and Case-Based Curriculum on the Management of Alcohol Use Disorder for Internal Medicine Residents

Discusses a curriculum developed to teach internal medicine residents about the proper management of alcohol use disorder (AUD), finding that its implementation improved knowledge, attitudes, and confidence in AUD treatment. The curriculum is available for download
Format
Curriculum
Audience
Graduate Education
Medical Providers
Source
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC); Spinella SA, et al.
Year
Resource Type
PDF

AHRQ Practice Facilitation Training Modules

These are interactive training modules, each 20-30 minutes long, which provide practice facilitators opportunities to gain critical skills. They include videos of experienced practice facilitators who share insights and helpful hints.

Format
Web-Based Course
Audience
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Source
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Year
Resource Type
Web Page