Resources to Learn More about Alcohol Use & Addiction


Addiction Science Made Easy

Available as a PDF, this booklet highlights current findings in the field of alcoholism, and presents science-based information in a concise, easy-to-understand format. Use the information in the publication to create handouts, presentations and trainings on topics related to alcohol.

Alcohol and Depression

Major depression (MD) and alcohol dependence (AD) are strongly connected to one another.

Alcohol and Public Health

How does alcohol use impact public health?

Alcohol Screening Tool

You can link to this tool from your business website.

Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much

This “Clinician’s Guide” works well for a Screening & Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment training manual. Be sure to include information on Motivational Interviewing in any trainings you do. The two work together.

Motivational Interviewing

Informational site for clinicians.

Professional educational materials related to alcohol

Publications for physicians, social workers, clinicians and other health care professionals from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Rethinking your drinking

For anyone who drinks, this site offers valuable, research-based information.

Your Brain on Drugs: Alcohol

Find out how alcohol molecules alter your brain.