Alcohol Misuse: Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions in Adults
Description of Resource:
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians screen adults ages 18 or older for alcohol misuse and provide people engaged in risky or hazardous drinking with brief behavioral counseling interventions to reduce alcohol misuse. This is a B recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.