Clinicians are encouraged to participate in the 7th annual National Alcohol Screening Day (NASD), a free program that offers facilities the chance to educate the public about alcohol’s impact on health. Held nationally on April 7, 2005, the theme of NASD is “Alcohol and Your Health: Where Do You Draw the Line?” Participating sites will be given screening forms as well as materials to educate patients about the effects of alcohol on overall health, a message relevant to anyone who drinks.
NASD is a free program of the nonprofit Screening for Mental Health, with funding provided by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. To register, visit www.NationalAlcoholScreeningDay.org
or call 781-239-0071.