Public Comment on Key Questions of the Evidence: Screening, Counseling, and Interventions to Reduce Unhealthy Alcohol Use

December 16, 2010 – Through a partnership with the Effective Health Care Program, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is offering an opportunity for public comment on the key questions of the evidence on screening, behavioral counseling, and pharmacologic interventions in primary care to reduce unhealthy alcohol use. To provide comments, go to and select "Screening, Behavioral Counseling, and Pharmacologic Interventions in Primary Care to Reduce Unhealthy Alcohol Use."

As the USPSTF works to increase the transparency of its methods and processes, additional opportunities for public comment will be available. Information about these opportunities will be posted on