NIAAA Spectrum Volume 12, Issue 1 Is Now Available!

27 de fevereiro de 20208min11

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

Alcohol Rehabilitation Can Reduce Hospital Readmission, Relapse, and Mortality in Patients with Alcoholic Hepatitis

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.

SBIRT Has Broad Impact on Adolescent Health

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.


NIAAA Completes Updates to CollegeAIM

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 Overdose Factsheet Now Available in Spanish

NIAAA recently released Entender los riesgos de sobredosis de alcohol, a Spanish-language version of Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol Overdose.

New Portal for Healthcare Professionals on the NIAAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator

A new portal for healthcare professionals to “Make Better Referrals with the NIAAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator” is now live.

5 Questions With…

Louis E. Baxter, Sr., M.D.

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Medical Director of the Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey, Inc. (PAPNJ)

Sobre a UNIAD

A Unidade de Pesquisa em álcool e Drogas (UNIAD) foi fundada em 1994 pelo Prof. Dr. Ronaldo Laranjeira e John Dunn, recém-chegados da Inglaterra. A criação contou, na época, com o apoio do Departamento de Psiquiatria da UNIFESP. Inicialmente (1994-1996) funcionou dentro do Complexo Hospital São Paulo, com o objetivo de atender funcionários dependentes.


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