Alcohol Abuse Resources
Resources from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and CDC:
- Check Your Drinking. Make a Plan to Drink Less. CDC’s online interactive tool for the general public. A good resource for evaluation and making a plan for self-help and for patients.
- Rethinking Drinking: A collection of resources for the individual who may be drinking too much for their health, including “How Much is Too Much?,” “Thinking About a Change?” and “Tools to Make a Change”
- Alcohol and You: Learn the effects of alcohol use on each organ. Some of them are not well known and may surprise you.
- Alcohol Treatment Navigator: Includes “What to know about alcohol treatment” and “How to find quality alcohol treatment.” See also NIAAA’s basic fact sheet on Treatment for Alcohol Problems.
- Alcohol Use Problems in Health Professionals: Lift.com blog 4/6/2021.
Lift Resources: Resources and an online module with additional information on topics covered in this case, available on the Lift website:
Medical Peer Support Module
This module reviews and expands on concepts presented in the Jasmine scenario. Describes how to connect with a medical student peer who is in distress, provide supportive interventions and resources, and evaluate whether to encourage the peer to get professional help.
Resilience Skills – Annotated resources selected for medical students. This material includes Avoiding Harmful Ways of Coping.
Other Annotated Resources on the Lift website. Provide information, activities, and resources relevant to this scenario: