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News by Topic: Alcohol use

Jun 9, 2022 - Highlights a partnership between the Alabama Department of Mental Health and the University of Alabama School of Social Work, to screen and counsel patients with risky alcohol use. Notes that most studies have found that rural residence is associated with an increased likelihood of hazardous alcohol use and alcohol-related harm, and that the rural-urban disparity appears to be worsening over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
May 18, 2022 - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review on Pharmacotherapy for Adults with Alcohol-Use Disorders in Outpatient Settings: Systematic Review Update. The full research protocol is available for review on the AHRQ website. Submissions are due by June 17, 2022.
Source: Federal Register