Drug testing is an important clinical tool. What do we know about doing it well?
IRETA and Our Services
The CDC’s New Guidance on Women and Alcohol
People need accurate information about the risks of substance use to make their best personal health decisions.
Tobacco Killed My Dad Ten Years Too Soon
As a trainer for IRETA, when I talk about the consequences of substance use, I always include tobacco.
Here’s Exactly How We Expand the Use of an Evidence-Based Approach to Substance Use
How do we raise awareness about substance abuse, build skills, incorporate an evidence-based approach, and change practice?
Annual Report 2015
You’ve been waiting for months. It’s finally here. It’s IRETA’s 2015 annual report!
Anyone Can Become Addicted. Anyone.
PaStop.org is Pennsylvania’s new hub for information on opiate use, addiction, and treatment.
Top Posts and Reflections from the Past 12 Months
IRETA Blog turns three today. Most three-year-olds celebrating their own birthdays don’t see it as an opportunity for reflection, but for us, that’s exactly what it is.
People Who Care About SBIRT Converge in Pittsburgh
Last month’s event, Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment: An Interprofessional Conference was not massive, but it was certainly a major undertaking and a successful one.
IRETA is saying farewell to our “employee #1,” Kristine Pond, who retires this week.
Standardized patients are powerful simulation technology
Learning SBIRT with standardized patients helps students “practice saying the words themselves.”