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Individual-Level Strategies
Motivational/feedback-based approach

Personalized feedback intervention (PFI): CheckYourDrinking (beta 1.0 version)

CheckYourDrinking is a web-based 18-question survey on personal drinking habits that provides survey takers with individualized feedback on their risk of alcohol-related diseases. Users can email results to themselves or their health care professional. The program is free.

  • Effectiveness: X = Too few studies to rate effectiveness
  • Cost: $ = Lower
  • Barriers: # = Lower
  • Research Amount: * = 3 or fewer studies
  • Public Health Reach: Broad
  • Primary Modality: Online
  • Staffing Expertise Needed: Coordinator
  • Target Population: Individuals, specific groups, or all students
  • Duration of Effects: Short-term (< 6 months) effects; long-term (≥ 6 months) effects not assessed

NOTE: Cost ratings are based on the relative program and staff costs for adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a strategy. Actual costs will vary by institution, depending on size, existing programs, and other campus and community factors.

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