Health Care System FactorsSince November 2018, the USPSTF^1^ has recommended screening for unhealthy alcohol use in primary care settings in adults 18 years or older and providing persons engaged in risky or hazardous drinking with brief behavioral counseling interventions to reduce unhealthy alcohol use.
1. United States Preventive Services Task Force. [https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/unhealthy-alcohol-use-in-adolescents-and-adults-screening-and-behavioral-counseling-interventions Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Adolescents and Adults: Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions.] [last reviewed: 1/21/20]