Ensuring Solutions to Alcohol Problems gratefully acknowledges the many individuals who took the time to test out and evaluate the calculator. We want to especially thank Joseph Gfroerer and Herman Diesenhaus at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA); Gregory Bloss at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and Henrick Harwood at the Lewin Group for their technical review of the Calculator.
We also thank W. Dennis Derr at Federal Occupational Health; Janice Ford Griffin and David Rosenbloom at Join Together; Charlene Lewis at SAMHSA; Donna Marshall at The Colorado Business Group on Health; William Cope Moyers at the Hazelden Foundation; Suzanne Paranjpe at the National Business Coalition on Health; Steve Pasierb and the staff at Partnership for a Drug-Free America; Kevin B. “Kip” Piper at Health Results Group LLC; Susan Rook; Sarah Shih at the National Committee for Quality Assurance; and Dennis White at The South Central Michigan Health Alliance.
Directly contributing to the research, writing, launching, and revision of the Alcohol Cost Calculator were Karen Gillo; Eric Goplerud, PhD; Katie Hertz; Jeffrey Hon; Laura Jacobs-Kantor, PhD; Kelli Joubran; Delia Olufokunbi, PhD; Eve Raskin, Johanna Sabin; Carl R. Summers, PhD; Patricia Taylor, and Lynora Williams. Special thanks to Justin Roby at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services Department of Health Policy for making this Web-based tool possible.
The analyses in the Calculator are solely those of Ensuring Solutions to Alcohol Problems, and do not reflect the positions of The George Washington University or The Pew Charitable Trusts.