Welcome to CheckUp & Choices that includes our new and improved Moderate Drinking program

Moderation Management and CheckUp & Choices are collaborating to bring you a confidential self-led online program that has been clinically proven to help people achieve and maintain moderation. If you’re unsure about changing, start with the Screener. If you want to skip the screener and Checkup, click here to get started with the Moderate Drinking protocol.

What is Moderate Drinking? What is Heavy Drinking?

If you’ve come here after searching on the topic of moderate drinking, it’s likely that you’re wondering about your drinking...
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Rethinking Drinking: Should I Cut Back or Quit?

If you’ve come here after searching on this issue, it’s likely that you’re wondering about your drinking and whether or...
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Just How Much Alcohol Is Really in That Drink?

If you’ve come here after searching on this issue, it’s likely that you’re wondering about your drinking and whether or...
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Can I Learn to Cut Back and What Might My Chances of Success Be?

This is the fourth in a series of blogs on moderate drinking. The first covered definitions of moderate drinking based...
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How to Cut Back on Drinking: 9 Steps to Take to Be Successful

This is the fifth of a series of posts on moderate drinking. If you’ve come here after searching on this...
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Considering Your Progress in Moderating Your Drinking: What if Moderation isn’t Working for You?

This is the last of a series of posts on moderate drinking. If you’ve come here after searching on this...
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A Review of Digital Tools for Alcohol Problems

We and others have been developing and evaluating digital tools to help people with alcohol problems for over 20 years...
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What is Binge Drinking and How Does it Differ From Heavy Drinking

Definitions and how to identify binge drinking and heavy drinking behaviors with tools. In years past the term binge drinking...
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11 Tips On How to Deal with Urges and Cravings to Drink and Use Drugs

There are a number of ways to manage and reduce urges or cravings. There is no single best method or...
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How to Help a Family Member With a Drinking Problem: 8 Tips

If you’re concerned about someone else’s drinking or drug use, this post is for you. “Just as ripples spread out...
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Evidence-Based

We’re committed to giving you solutions that work. That’s why all our interventions have been evaluated in randomized clinical trials that were supported by grants from NIAAA/NIH. You can find our programs listed on SAMHSA’s National Register of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.

Confidential

Our secure platform keeps all information confidential and anonymous. We promise to protect individuals' privacy and give people control of their data.