Smart Strategies for Alcohol Use


The Smart Strategies training provides an evidence-based approach to addressing alcohol use. The training helps participants understand alcohol misuse and alcohol use disorder, identifies signs and symptoms of a substance use disorder, explains the science of addiction, highlights strategies to implement healthier coping mechanisms, and offers tips for having these difficult conversations with impacted individuals.


Length: 90 minutes


Audience: All audiences


Learning Objectives:

  • The science of addiction and learning the effects of alcohol use and alcohol use disorder

  • Identify the signs and symptoms that someone may be struggling with drugs or alcohol;

  • Identify and address problematic drinking patterns and behaviors;

  • Strategies to implement healthier coping mechanisms; and

  • Setting SMART goals for your relationship with alcohol to prevent the development of an alcohol use disorder.

Schedule Your Training Today


To schedule a training today for your community or organization, email info@addictionpolicy.org.