The National SBIRT ATTC is funded to advance SBIRT as a timely public health model worthy and in need of advancement to reach its full potential impact on the health of Americans. With our partner (NORC), we hope to help healthcare providers utilize the public health model of screening for substance use and providing advice or counseling to their patients who use alcohol or other drugs in risky or harmful ways.
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Click on the photo to link to the Missouri SBIRT product: An Analysis of National Funding Trends for SBI Services.
View, download, and share this piece, which outlines six major reasons to consider the use of SBIRT in a hospital setting. First in a series of Research Snapshots developed by the National SBIRT ATTC, this one-pager captures exactly what you need to know about SBIRT in hospitals--and nothing you don't need.
Time to bring alcohol and drug screening in-house? Interview with Eric Goplerud published in the November 2013 issue of Today's Hospitalist.
[Eric Goplerud] says that hospitals that identify patents with comorbid substance abuse have found that initiating treatment when patients are still in the hospital significantly reduces inpatient average length of stay, as well as the risk of ICU use or a return to the OR. Read the complete article here.
The National SBIRT ATTC is hoursed at the Institute for Research, Eduction,and Training in Addictions (IRETA) in Pittsburgh, PA. www.ireta.org
To further expand our capacity and deepen our expertise, the National SBIRT ATTC is partnering with the University of Chicago’s National Opinion Research Center (NORC) to help healthcare and EAP providers utilize the SBIRT model.