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SBIRT is a five year SAMHSA-CSAT* funded program. Currently beginning the 4th year of program funding.

The goal of the project is to provide increased access to clinical assessment and brief treatment to patients who are experiencing - or who are at risk for experiencing problems related to their use of alcohol or drugs.

The program implements best practice protocols through the integration of Primary Care Medical Services and Behavoral Health Services in clinics, public health offices and school based health clinics.

The program provides for a screening of everyone school age adolescents and older and offers on site appropriate integrated behavoral health services at the community primary care clinic, public health office and school based health clinic.

Services include: use of specific evidenced based psychosocial brief clinical interventions:

  • Brief Intervention: Motivational Interviewing
  • Brief Treatment: Cognitive Behavoral Modality-Community Reinforcement Approach

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* SAMHSA Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
  CSAT Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

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