Screen and Intervene: An Overview of New Hampshire Youth SBIRT Project

Description The New Hampshire Youth SBIRT Initiative of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is supported in partnership with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. This Initiative focuses on the implementation of SBIRT in primary care throughout New Hampshire as an effective prevention, intervention and public health strategy. Presenter Amy Pepin, MSW, […]

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Louisiana Substance Abuse Services Initiative Update

  Description Brief overview and update of the Lousiana National Guard, Substance Abuse Program. Presenter Presented by the Louisiana National Guard Substance Abuse Program. Additional Resources Slides SASI Initial Screening Status  SASI BI Progress Note  SASI Invoice SASI Discharge Summary  SASI Failure to Comply  SASI Sign-in Sheet 

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An Upstream Intervention to Address the Heroin and Prescription Opioid Epidemic

Description Overdose deaths from heroin and prescription opioids have reached epidemic proportions in recent years. The main strategies for addressing this public health problem include training and education on prescribing practices, increasing the use of naloxone, and expanding the availability and use of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT). Upstream prevention and intervention […]

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Pediatricians Explain Why SBIRT is Essential to Adolescent Health

Description Earlier this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a policy statement that reaffirmed its recommendation to incorporate universal screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) practices for adolescent substance use in pediatric primary care. This webinar will discuss the rationale for the AAP’s policy statement and […]

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How to Implement SBIRT: Processes, Tips, and Examples from the Field

Description There are barriers to implementing a successful Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) program in any setting. There are also ways to overcome those barriers—before, during, and after you begin. Presenter Megan O’Grady from The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse will share processes and practices […]

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