Addressing substance abuse in health care settings

William R. Miller, Catherine Baca, Wilson M. Compton, Denise Ernst, Jennifer K. Manuel, Beverly Pringle, Carol R. Schermer, Roger D. Weiss, Mark L. Willenbring, Allen Zweben

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This article summarizes the proceedings of a roundtable discussion at the 2005 annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism in Santa Barbara, California. The chair was William R. Miller. The presentations were as follows: (1) Screening and Brief Intervention for Alcohol Problems, by Allen Zweben; (2) Three Intervention Models and Their Impact on Medical Records, by Denise Ernst; (3) Pharmacotherapies for Managing Alcohol Dependence in Health Care Settings, by Roger D. Weiss; (4) The Trauma Center as an Opportunity, by Carol R. Schermer; (5) Motivational Interviewing by Telephone and Telemedicine, by Catherine Baca; (6) Health Care as a Context for Treating Drug Abuse and Dependence, by Wilson M. Compton; and (7) Interventions for Heavy Drinking in Health Care settings: Barriers and Strategies, by Mark L. Willenbring.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)292-302
Number of pages11
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Brief Intervention
  • Healthcare
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Screening

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Toxicology


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