Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : ASSIST – WHO

A cross sectional study using the Alcohol, Smoking, and Substance Involvement Screening (ASSIST) questionnaire &Scores among local workers

Dr.Mithun Dutta; Dr.Vikalp Wasnik; Dr.Shalini Bijali

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 742-747

Introduction:Large epidemiological surveys have shown alcohol, tobacco (i.e., cigarettes), and marijuana has the highest prevalence rates across all age groups. Alcohol is a serious public health problem.There is a lacuna of evidence on screening for harmful alcohol use linked to ASSIST in Indian workplace settings. This prompted the us to explore this area to generate an evidence base while planning for workplace alcohol interventions.