Patient Education Materials
Alcohol and Your Health
Smoking - Call It Quits!
Adult Prevention Guidelines
Learn more about programs and resources available to you at Kaiser Permanente.
Alcohol Screening.org - Provides information about alcohol use and abuse and includes a screening tool to detect safe or harmful patterns of alcohol consumption.
Alcoholics Anonymous – Provides information about the organization that helps people recover from alcoholism.
Narcotics Anonymous – Links to information about addiction, treatment, resources and the Narcotics Anonymous program. Information is available in English and Spanish.
Al-Anon - A resource for family and friends of alcoholics. Offers online peer support groups, literature, and worldwide contacts.
Dual Recovery Anonymous -A resource for people with a dual diagnosis. Includes news, forums, and meeting times and locations.
Alcohol and Drug Problems
Health Classes at Kaiser Permanente
A variety of classes are offered to support your health care. Some are described below. Click here to find classes in your area.
Pathways to Stress Reduction
A single-session class targeting participants with somatic complaints who have not been responsive to traditional medical treatments. Participants are introduced to the concept that stress can manifest as physical symptoms and are screened for anxiety, depression, substance abuse and domestic violence. Treatment choices are discussed.
Mind-Body Medicine Program
A nine-session class that explores the biopsychosocial dimensions of health and illness. Provides participants with the opportunity to discover relationships between symptoms of stress and strain, providing tools to create greater health and harmony in their lives.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
An eight-session class aimed at reducing pain and stress-related psychological symptoms through increasing patients’ pain and stress-coping abilities. Adaptive health attitudes and behaviors are promoted, as well as a deeper awareness of one’s self and the world.