Are you trying to make the case for the use of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment in a hospital setting? Maybe we can help.
Last year, we released a one page snapshot on the six R’s that support the use of SBIRT in hospitals. What are those R’s? Rules, Reimbursement, Reform, Results, Retention, Resources.
Click here to access a downloadable PDF of Hospital SBIRT: The Reasons.
We hope, with this snapshot in hand, you’ll feel empowered to champion SBIRT as a public health approach to risky substance use in settings where unhealthy or dependent use is common, like hospitals. So, please:
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For more concrete detail about hospital SBIRT programs, learn from existing programs at the following locations:
And finally, join the the Brief Intervention Group (BIG) Hospital SBIRT Initiative. With quarterly meetings, online resources, and technical assistance, they are the group to get hooked in with as you conceptualize and develop an SBIRT program for your hospital.