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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Outcomes for Emergency Department Patients with Alcohol Problems
Principal Investigator:

Frederic C. Blow

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: June 2018 - May 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $402,032
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Anticipated Impacts on Veteran's Health: The availability of VHA ED care has expanded rapidly over the past decade. VHA Emergency Department (ED) often serves as a first stop for Veterans who are experiencing acute problems related to hazardous alcohol use and mental health problems. Many Veterans seen in VHA EDs report hazardous drinking that is either tied directly to their presenting problem or complicates the care of medical and/or psychiatric symptoms. Hazardous drinking is directly related...

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