Resources for Primary Care Practices
Videos and Podcasts
Training materials with current information on alcohol and health, approaches to screening and brief counseling interventions for unhealthy alcohol use, and medications for treating alcohol use disorders.
Length 23:56 (Pharmacotherapy section begins at 11:08)
Patient and Provider Pamphlets
Digital files of our paper pamphlets with guidance for people about reducing unhealthy alcohol use and for primary care providers offering brief counseling interventions for unhealthy alcohol use. Click on links below to download.
Alcohol and Your Health
A PROVIDER GUIDE FOR
Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use
The 5 A's Approach to Reducing Alcohol use
- Assess current drinking behaviours
- Advise on alcohol use
- Assist in exploring reasons for change
- Agree on options for risk reduction
- Arrange follow up
Interactive website on Alcohol & Your Health, from the National Institutes of Health
Overview of Medications Used in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder and Frequently Asked Questions
Referral Resources by Region
These guides compile various referral resources available to providers and patients to assist with management of Alcohol Use Disorder, based on geographic location and types of services needed. Download PDFs by clicking on map region or on region names to the right.