In This Issue
NIAAA at 50: A Legacy of Advancing Alcohol Research
On December 31, 1970, Congress passed the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act, the legislation that created NIAAA. More…
News From the Field
Early alcohol rehabilitation can reduce the risk of hospital readmission, alcohol relapse, and mortality among patients hospitalized for alcoholic hepatitis (AH), according to a recent National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)-supported study.
Over the last two decades, numerous research studies have firmly established the effectiveness of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) in pediatric practices for alcohol and other substances in reducing underage drinking and its harmful consequences.
After extensive review, NIAAA has released a revised version of CollegeAIM—the College Alcohol Intervention Matrix—its comprehensive resource to help colleges and universities address harmful and underage drinking among their students.
NIAAA recently released Entender los riesgos de sobredosis de alcohol, a Spanish-language version of Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol Overdose.
A new portal for healthcare professionals to “Make Better Referrals with the NIAAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator” is now live.
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