The UK NSC recommendation on Alcohol Misuse screening in adults

Recommendation Systematic population screening programme not recommended
Last review completed December 2011
Next review due in 2014/15
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Find general information about population health screening.

More about Alcohol Misuse

Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol will not do you any physical or psychological harm. However, for some people, social drinking can lead to heavier drinking, which can cause serious health problems.

» Read more about alcohol misuse on NHS Choices


Addiction Recovery Foundation
Alcohol Concern
Alcohol Focus Scotland
Alcoholics Anonymous
The British Liver Trust
The British Psychological Society
Institute of Alcohol Studies
Mental Health Foundation
Royal College of General Practitioners
Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Psychiatrists

The stakeholder groups will be involved when the recommendation is next reviewed. If you think your organisation should be added, please contact us. More information for stakeholders can be found in appendix C of the UK NSC evidence review process.

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icon Alcohol problems policy review summary (PDF document, 205KB, 15/12/11)

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