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People Who Care About SBIRT Converge in Pittsburgh

Originally published on July 2, 2015 by Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA)   Editor’s Note: This post is about Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). For an introduction to SBIRT, read this post. Last month’s event, Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment: An Interprofessional Conference was not massive,…

SBIRT

Originally published on July 2, 2015 by Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA) Editor’s Note: This post is about Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). For an introduction to SBIRT, read this post. Last month’s event, Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment: An Interprofessional Conference was not massive, but…

SBIRT in primary care

The integration of SBIRT into primary care Evie Dodd, MSPH, MSN, FNP, Senior Project Manager, HealthTeamWorks A primary care patient-centered medical home is the ideal place to address all aspects of health and wellness including alcohol. However, a recent report issued in January 2014 from the CDC found that very few healthcare professionals talk with…