Dr. Reid Hester and his Research Division staff developed this program with funding from a federal grant from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), grant #R43 AA11703. It is evidence-based and is listed in the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Administration's (SAMSHA) National Registry of Evidence-based Protocols and Programs (NREPP).
Dr. Reid Hester is the Director of the Research Division of Behavior Therapy Associates , LLC. A clinical psychologist and clinical researcher, he is an expert in developing computer-delivered, self-help programs for people with alcohol and drug problems. His research career spans 35 years and he has published over 55 papers, articles, and book chapters on treatment of alcohol and drug problems including 3 books. Here is his vita.
If you have comments or suggestions about the Drinker's Check-up, email Dr. Hester who developed this application.
If you wish to write Dr. Hester his address is:
Behavior Therapy Associates LLC
9426 Indian School Rd NE Ste 1
Albuquerque NM 87112
tel. 505.345 6100
Neither this program nor Behavior Therapy Associates, LLC is associated with any formal treatment program.