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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Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

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 

Format
Instrument/Protocol
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Source
World Health Organization
Year
Resource Type
PDF

Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, Adapted for Use in the United States: A Guide for Primary Care Practitioners

Shows healthcare providers how to use the USAUDIT (adapted from the WHO AUDIT and AUDIT-C tools) in primary care with U.S. adults
Format
Guide
Audience
Medical Providers
Behavioral Health Providers
Source
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Year
Resource Type
PDF

Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test: Guidelines for Use in Primary Care, Second Edition

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

Format
Guide
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Source
World Health Organization
Year
Resource Type
PDF

Alcohol Use Facts & Resources

Provides information about unhealthy alcohol use, and includes the AUDIT-C screening tool, tips for cutting down on alcohol use, and additional resources
Format
Fact Sheet/Brochure
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Other Team Members
Patients
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Source
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type
PDF

Alcohol, Smoking, and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST)

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

Format
Guide
Audience
Medical Providers
Source
World Health Organization
Year
Resource Type
PDF

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine 40-Hour CME Program

40-hour Continuing Medical Education (CME) training program for primary care providers and other clinical providers to diagnose and treat patients at risk for or with addiction

Format
Web-Based Course
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Source
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Year
Resource Type
External Link