• Substance Misuse & Addiction

    Substance misuse, including excessive alcohol use, has a substantial health impact. Patients struggling with this issue often rely on you to offer support and help them find the resources they need.  

    The AAFP supports office-based treatments, including a framework for identifying and managing substance use disorders. You can find proven strategies to promote behavior change, specifically the use of motivational communication with patients.

    Alcohol Misuse & Addiction

    AAFP’s resources help you recognize and address alcohol misuse, from prevention and screening to treatment and counseling.