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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Novel Agents for the Pharmacological Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder

Qualitative literature review that discusses disulfiram, acamprosate, naltrexone, nalmefene, topiramate, gabapentin, and several other medications for the treatment of alcohol use disorder, which have demonstrated some clinical effectiveness
Format
Journal Article
Audience
Medical Providers
Other Team Members
Policymakers and Payers
Behavioral Health Providers
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Source
Burnette EM, et al.
Year
Resource Type
PDF

Obtaining and Using Data in Practice Improvement: A Handbook for Health IT Advisors and Practice Facilitators

This guide provides in-depth information Health Information Technology (IT) Advisors need to effectively provide Health IT-related assistance for primary care practices to support their quality improvement and practice transformation efforts.

Format
Guide
Audience
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Other Team Members
Organizational Leadership
Source
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Year
Resource Type
PDF

ONDCP Announces Reports on Improving Telehealth Services for Substance Use Disorder

Discusses the current state of telehealth in the United States based on Federal and State policies, the benefits and challenges related to implementation of telehealth, and policy opportunities to improve these services in the future
Format
Report/Paper/Issue Brief
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Policymakers and Payers
States
Source
Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association (LAPPA)
Year
Resource Type
PDF

Patient Screening for Integrated Behavioral Health in Adult Primary Care: A Rapid Review of Effective Procedures

Review that explores the evidence base for performing screening for behavioral health conditions in primary care; suggests the need for additional research on the efficacy of behavioral health screening strategies and implementation techniques
Format
Journal Article
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Organizational Leadership
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Other Team Members
Source
Martin MP, et al.
Year
Resource Type
PDF

Patient-Level Interventions to Reduce Alcohol-Related Harms in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Summary

Systematic review examines literature on interventions and their efficacy in reducing alcohol use in low- and middle-income countries, with brief interventions and motivational interviewing techniques having the most consistently positive impact on patient outcomes
Format
Journal Article
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Organizational Leadership
Source
Staton CA, et al.
Year
Resource Type
PDF

Payment and Financing for Substance Use Screening and Brief Intervention for Adolescents and Adults in Health, School, and Community Settings

Reviews literature on payment options for screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment and their barriers and facilitators in various settings
Format
Journal Article
Audience
Policymakers and Payers
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Other Team Members
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Organizational Leadership
Source
Reif S, et al.
Year
Resource Type
Article

Pharmacotherapies for Adults With Alcohol Use Disorders: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis

Systematically reviews 156 trials, finding the best evidence of effectiveness for acamprosate, disulfiram, baclofen, and oral naltrexone among patients with alcohol use disorder supporting the expanded use of these medications in the clinical setting
Format
Journal Article
Audience
Medical Providers
Other Team Members
Policymakers and Payers
Behavioral Health Providers
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Source
Bahji A, et al.
Year
Resource Type
Article

Pharmacotherapy for Adults With Alcohol-Use Disorders in Outpatient Settings: Systematic Review Update

An update to AHRQ's systematic review protocol on outpatient pharmacotherapy for adults with alcohol use disorder in April 2022
Format
Report/Paper/Issue Brief
Audience
Medical Providers
Other Team Members
Policymakers and Payers
Behavioral Health Providers
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Source
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Year
Resource Type
PDF

Practical Assessment of DSM-5 Alcohol Use Disorder Criteria in Routine Care: High Test-Retest Reliability of an Alcohol Symptom Checklist

This study evaluates the test-retest reliability of a patient-report Alcohol Symptom Checklist questionnaire when it is used in routine care, including primary care and mental health specialty settings, suggesting that the Alcohol Symptom Checklist may be a valuable tool in supporting treatment and care of patients with alcohol use disorder
Format
Journal Article
Audience
Organizational Leadership
Medical Providers
Other Team Members
Source
Hallgren KA, et al.
Year
Resource Type
Article

Practice Considerations: Use of the SBIRT Model Among Transgender & Nonbinary Populations

This resource provides guidance for using the screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) model to identify and treat substance use disorders with transgender and nonbinary populations and offers considerations for providers implementing this model.

Format
Report/Paper/Issue Brief
Audience
Behavioral Health Providers
Medical Providers
Practice Facilitators/Quality Improvement Coaches
Organizational Leadership
Source
Dentato MP, et al., Center of Excellence LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity
Year
Resource Type
PDF