Arizona Physician Alcohol Abuse Screening

Arizona physicians may soon be able to start screening for alcohol abuse and prescribing Arizona alcohol treatment drugs. This Arizona alcohol treatment service makes treatment for accessible, private and convenient. Although not everyone will want to go to their Arizona family physician and admit they have an alcohol problem many will. Alcoholism is prevalent in Arizona and many who live in middle class neighborhoods do not have money to pay for alcohol treatment clinics in Arizona. However, by providing local treatment with Arizona physicians it will make alcohol treatment more accessible and affordable to those who need it most.

“Screening and brief intervention for alcohol problems, delivered during routine patient visits to their doctor’s office, can be just as effective as common preventative measures like childhood immunizations and advising patients to take aspirin to reduce the risk of stroke or heart attacks. But few doctors screen patients for alcohol, the Health Behavior News Service reported Jan. 8. ” read the full article here