U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Issues Final Recommendation Statement for Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions in Primary Care to Reduce Alcohol Misuse

May 14, 2013 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today its final recommendation statement on screening and behavioral counseling interventions in primary care to reduce alcohol misuse. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to /uspstf/recommendation/unhealthy-alcohol-use-in-adolescents-and-adults-screening-and-behavioral-counseling-interventions. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation statement in plain language is also available on this page. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the May 14 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.