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Teen Alcohol Risk Screening Guide Now Available

November 2, 2011

The National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has released, "Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner's Guide." This tool helps healthcare professionals identify youth at risk for alcohol-related problems, counsel or advise them, and connect them to external sources of treatment. It contains a risk assessment survey and links to motivational interviewing resources.

The guide is free and can be downloaded or ordered online.

Resources:

For more information about the guide, visit www.niaaa.nih.gov/Publications/EducationTrainingMaterials/YouthGuide.

To download or order the guide, visit pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/Practitioner/YouthGuide/YouthGuideOrderForm.htm.

 

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