National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Information and Support - Rethinking Drinking
9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, 20892
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This online resource has information about alcohol and your health.
Helps users look at their drinking habits to:
* Check drinking patterns
* Recognize signs of a problem
* Get tools to make a change and strategies for cutting down
Provides information on:
* What counts as a drink
* Is your drinking pattern risky
* What's the harm
* What are the risks and risk reduction
* What are symptoms of an alcohol use disorder
* Strategies for cutting down and support for quitting
* Interactive worksheets
* Calculators - for number of drinks, calories and cost
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RX-0400.1855Drug/Alcohol Use Self Evaluation Tools Definition
Programs that offer simple tests that people who are concerned about their use of alcohol and/or other drugs can take to learn more about their symptoms and ways of coping with them. Individuals being screened generally have an opportunity to see a film and/or hear a talk about the causes, symptoms and treatment of specific substance use disorders; complete a screening questionnaire; and talk about the results with a health care professional. People who test positively are encouraged to seek further evaluation and, potentially, treatment. Most substance use disorder screenings are confidential and available at no cost. Substance use disorder screenings may also be available by telephone or online.
RX-8250.0500Alcohol Use Disorder Education/Prevention Definition
Programs that provide information about alcohol use disorders (including the symptoms, screening and diagnostic procedures and methods of treatment) and/or which offer any of a variety of services that focus on excessive alcohol use prevention for people of all ages who are at risk. Included may be printed materials or videos that address the subject; psycho-educational and skill building activities; structured groups which focus on family dynamics, problem solving, self-esteem and similar issues; and presentations in schools and agencies and to family groups regarding the dangers of excessive alcohol use, the signs of related disorders, the potential legal consequences of excessive alcohol use and how to get help.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.