Alcohol Abuse Resources
Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol Abuse Resources

Quick screening tests to identify alcohol abuse


Michigan Alcohol Screening Test for Older Adults


The Michigan Alcohol Screening Test (MAST) is one of the oldest and most accurate screening tests for the detection of alcohol abuse and dependence. However, its 22-question length can make it prohibitive to administer. Researchers at the University of Michigan developed a short version of the screening test to use for older adults, known as the short MAST-G. This ten-question test is available here:


To view the longer test on which the short MAST-G is based, visit this link:


Web Links to Information about Alcohol Abuse


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral Routing Service


Alcoholics Anonymous


Government Alcohol Information Sites

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


National Clearinghouse for Drug and Alcohol Information (NCADI)


Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator


Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters


National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA)


National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)


American Society of Addiction Medicine


Clinical Trials Site throughout the United States


National Institutes of Health information on federal and private medical studies involving patients and others at thousands of locations nationwide

General Sites on Aging Research


National Institute on Aging


Alliance for Aging Research


The Aging Research Centre


Administration on Aging


The Science of Aging Knowledge Environment


Paul Beeson Physician Faculty Scholars in Aging Research Program



General Sites on Aging


National Council on Aging


American Society on Aging


The Gerontological Society of America


American Geriatrics Society


The Foundation for Health in Aging


Health and Age Centers