A healthcare provider can identify patients who drink alcohol beyond low-risk consumption levels and further assess their at-risk status based on reported alcohol use and other relevant clinical information.
Interventions should be selected based on this assessment.
Guidelines for Healthcare Providers to Promote Low-Risk Drinking Among Patients
Communicating Alcohol-Related Health Risks – this resource was developed to assist healthcare providers in discussing with their clients the risks of several serious illnesses associated with various levels of alcohol consumption.
Videos – these videos illustrate key elements of a brief intervention.