Alcohol dependence

Innovations

State-Mandated Tobacco Ban, Integration of Cessation Services, and Other Policies Reduce Smoking Among Patients and Staff at Substance Abuse Treatment Centers 09/04/12

The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services requires the 1,300 addiction treatment centers that it regulates to take the following steps to reduce tobacco use among...

Periodic, Telephone-Based Assessment and Counseling Helps Stable Individuals With Alcohol or Cocaine Dependence Avoid Relapses 04/08/11

Experienced substance abuse counselors offer telephone-based continuing care to individuals with alcohol and/or cocaine dependence who have been initially stabilized in intensive outpatient...

QualityTools

Planning and Implementing Screening and Brief Intervention for Risky Alcohol Use: A Step-by-Step Guide for Primary Care Practices 08/11/15

This guide provides a process and resources to help primary care practice staff plan and implement an alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI) to identify and assist patients who may be drinking too much. Alcohol SBI is a clinical...

A Family History of Alcoholism: Are You at Risk? 12/17/07

This brochure, for people with a family history of alcoholism, addresses genetic and behavioral factors influencing the risk for alcoholism. The brochure provides the following general guidelines on how to:

  • Avoid underage drinking...
Alcohol Problems in Intimate Relationships: Identification and Intervention--A Guide for Marriage and Family Therapists 12/17/07

This 83-page guide by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) gives marriage and family therapists information and tools to treat individuals, couples, and families who are experiencing or are at risk for alcohol-related...

What Parents Need to Know About College Drinking 12/17/07

This guide for parents contains highlights from the report A Call to Action: Changing the Culture of Drinking at U.S. Colleges . It can help parents choose a college for their son or daughter, better understand campus culture, and get...

Clinical Protocols to Reduce High Risk Drinking in College Students: The College Drinking Prevention Curriculum for Health Care Providers 12/17/07

The goal of this 87-page curriculum is to help health professionals and others who work with college students to identify and treat students who are at risk for or have alcohol-related problems. The methods presented are based on science and...

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