The content provided on Alcohol.org features valuable information to help you and your loved ones determine your needs when it comes to seeking treatment for alcohol abuse. We strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information available in the field of addiction medicine and have enlisted an acclaimed team of authors, treatment professionals, and editorial experts to write, review, and update content to check that it meets our high editorial standards. Find more info on our contributors below:
Our mission is to share trustworthy information about alcohol and its misuse in the most effective ways possible. That’s why Alcohol.org employs a diverse group of writers and editors with prestigious backgrounds and qualifications within the addiction treatment field. Our contributors collectively hold the below credentials.
Master of Science (M.S.)
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Mental Health Counselor (MHC)
Master of Education (M. Ed.)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
General Editorial Staff
The editorial staff of Alcohol.org is comprised of addiction content experts from and affiliated with American Addiction Centers. Our editors and medical reviewers have over a decade of cumulative experience in medical content editing and have reviewed thousands of pages for accuracy and relevance. Our reviewers consistently monitor the latest research from SAMHSA, NIDA, and other reputable sources to provide our readers the most accurate content on the web.
See below for Alcohol.org’s most regular contributors.
American Addiction Centers
To ensure that Alcohol.org adheres to the latest evidence-based findings on alcohol use disorder (AUD) and its treatment, we collaborate with American Addiction Centers (AAC) treatment facility staff. The AAC medical team contributes their expertise so that the information shared reflects the continually improving gold standard of alcoholism treatment.
Trusted Research Providers
SAMHSA is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. With a mission to “make substance use and mental disorder information, services, and research more accessible,” this agency collects data on substance use and mental health trends throughout the United States of America. Learn more about SAMHSA here.
NIDA is a US government agency overseen by the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse (NACDA), which helps to prioritize the basic and clinical research efforts pertaining to substance use. NIDA’s mission is to “improve the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders and enhance public awareness of addiction as a brain disorder.” Learn more about NIDA here.