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CheckUp & Choices™ Can Help People Change Their Drinking & Strengthen Their Relationships

Isolation, stigma, and disconnection from traditional in-person models can challenge addiction recovery. Online platforms and applications offer alternatives, but must still bridge the economic divide.

Approach your alcohol use as conscientiously as you do your diet or exercise routine.

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Dr. Hester has joined Psychwire’s panel of experts. He answers questions about drinking, . . .

The best evidence shows that punitive policies can dissuade women from getting prenatal care.

With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use.

Our Research

Internet-based interventions curb adult problem drinking.

Evaluation of Two Web-Based Alcohol Interventions in the U.S. Military.

A computer-delivered intervention to reduce alcohol-related problems in college students.

Other Research

Primary care physicians should focus on prevention of alcohol-related harms.

Health profiles and patterns of involvement in the criminal justice system.



Other Resources

A handy list of alcohol content in common drinks including beer, liquor, and spirits.

Learn what the definition of a standard drink is, where it comes to beer, wine, and spirits. Use our stand drink calculator by entering the number of drinks in ounces or mLs, the alcohol percent level and get a standard drink figure.

Learn about the effects of alcohol on your body and mind. At 10 different levels of blood alcohol percentage, get a detailed understanding of how alcohol impairs mental capacity, impacts mood and physical ability.