Alcohol – Excessive Consumption: Electronic Screening and Brief Interventions (e-SBI)

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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Last Reviewed: August 2012

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends electronic screening and brief intervention (e-SBI) to reduce self-reported heavy drinking and alcohol-related problems. e-SBI involves using electronic devices, like computers or mobile phones, to screen people for heavy drinking and give them personalized feedback on the risks of heavy drinking.

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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2012). Alcohol - Excessive consumption: Electronic Screening and Brief Interventions (e-SBI). Retrieved from