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The Healthcare Professional's

Core Resource on Alcohol

Knowledge. Impacts. Strategies.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Additional Links for Patient Care

On this page:

Primary care for adults

Policy brief from the American College of Physicians (ACP)

Alcohol screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) resources

See also the healthcare system section for resources on stigma reduction strategies and adapting SBIRT to culturally diverse populations.

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) medication guides

Alcohol withdrawal management practice guideline

Resources to share with patients

More resources for different specialties and interests

See also the primary care section for resources that are broadly applicable to different specialties.

Adolescent primary care

Cancer care

Chronic pain care

Emergency care


Geriatric care

Liver care

Mental health care

Prenatal care


See also the Alcohol use disorder (AUD) medication guides listed above.

For healthcare systems—practices and plans

USPSTF recommendation for alcohol screening   

Implementation, quality improvement, and practice facilitation guides

Cultural adaptation and stigma reduction resources

Reimbursement information

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