A cascade of care for alcohol use disorder: Using 2015-2018 national survey on drug use and health data identify gaps in care

5/19/21–According to a study using a cascade of care framework to understand gaps in care between diagnosis and treatment for persons with AUD, persons with AUD utilize health care at high rates and are frequently screened about alcohol use, but few receive treatment. Health care settings-particularly primary care settings-represent a prime opportunity to implement pharmacologic treatment for AUD to improve outcomes in this high-risk population. Read