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.
Other Annotated Resources on the Lift website. Provide information, activities, and resources relevant to this scenario: