Faith leaders and educators play important roles in community efforts to address substance use. By working closely with families and youth, faith leaders and educators have an ongoing opportunity to prevent risky substance use and frequent opportunities to intervene and refer to treatment, if necessary.
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is a fundamental skill for faith leaders and educators. It’s so simple that anyone can do it. In fact, faith leaders and educators tend to be particularly good at SBIRT. Learn more about SBIRT