Science

Our evidence-based programs are the culmination of years of rigorous research, millions of dollars of National Institutes of Health grants, multiple randomized clinical trials, and peer-reviewed publications that document outcomes.

 

Alcoholic? Addict? Problem Drinker? Words Matter

That you ask this question suggests that you (or others) have some concerns about your drinking.
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Alcoholic? Addict? Problem Drinker? Words Matter

Just How Much Alcohol Is Really in That Drink? Maybe More than You Think

One of the first steps in learning how to stop drinking so much is to determine how much alcohol is in your favorite drink. It may well be more than you think. Now more than ever, in the age of supersize drink pours and growing wine glasses, it’s important to understand the alcohol content %, in order to determine how...
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Just How Much Alcohol Is Really in That Drink? Maybe More than You Think

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 now. And an analysis of the field (the first) has just been published. It gets a bit into the weeds but if you’ll stick with it, there’s good news at the end. Brian Kiluk and colleagues have published the results...
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A Review of Digital Tools for Alcohol Problems

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 silver bullet. And some are more helpful early on in your efforts to change your drinking, whether it be to cut back or to stop drinking entirely. Others we consider somewhat more advanced strategies. The list I present here is...
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11 Tips On How to Deal with Urges and Cravings to Drink and Use Drugs

Effectiveness

Our randomized clinical trials have found significant reductions in drinking alcohol and alcohol-related problems. Self-reporting is corroborated by significant others and supports improved outcomes through 12-month follow-ups.

Experience

CheckUp & Choices has been designing, developing and distributing digital interventions for substance misuse since the early days of the Internet (2001) and via Windows programs before that. Our research team has over 35 years of combined experience in helping people with alcohol and drug problems.

Innovation

We closely follow, and in many cases lead, the latest developments in this exciting space, applying innovation where appropriate to deliver better results.