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addiction, nurse practitioner, prevention, primary care, substance use



  1. Strobbe, Stephen PhD, RN, NP, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP


Abstract: Problematic use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, including prescription medications, contributes to increased risk for injury, illness, suffering, and premature death across the lifespan. Nurse practitioners can positively impact the health of patients, their families, and communities by addressing substance use and related disorders in primary care settings.