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...Intervention Social workers, alcohol and drug counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians and vocation rehabilitation programs have used brief interventions to treat substance abuse problems such as alcohol. Once alcohol abuse disorder has been identified, the substance abuser is first evaluated for the process of change (Miller and Gold, 2011). Initial care providers state that many brief interventions are effective in treating substance abuse. Brief interventions include encouraging substance abusers to attend detoxification welfare groups such as Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) by involving themselves...