Adopt SBIRT

Adopt SBIRT main logo SBIRT is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to delivering early intervention for individuals with risky alcohol & drug use. SBIRT provides a timely referral to more intensive substance use treatment for those with substance use disorders. Primary care centers, ERs, trauma centers, and community health settings provide opportunities for early intervention with at-risk substance users before more severe consequences occur.” (SAMSHA, 2011) Adopt SBIRT serves Nevada with expertise and key resources to assist organizations to promote, prepare, adopt, and implement SBIRT.

Upcoming Events

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Preparing Your Health Center for SBIRT Implementation

Nov 7 – Dec 19, 2022 at 12:00 – 1:30 PM (PT)

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is designed to provide universal screening, prevention, and early intervention and treatment within health care settings and community-based organizations for people who have risky or hazardous alcohol and/or drug use.

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NFARtec’s Podcast Series Lions, Tigers and Bears

You know Motivational Interviewing (MI) as an evidence-based intervention that promotes behavior change… would you like to explore further? Join longtime friends, colleagues, and Motivational Interviewing Network Trainers Amy Shanahan and Paul Warren as they discuss the intricacies of the MI spirit, intentionality, evoking change talk, and reveal what MI is not.

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SBIRT for Health Professionals Project ECHO Series

Spring 2023

This series for Health Professionals will provide community health professionals with the training and support they need to manage substance use issues within health settings specializing in treating pregnant and non-pregnant persons of reproductive populations using an SBIRT model.

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A Brief Overview of Motivational Interviewing: SELF-PACED ONLINE

Self Paced Online Course

After attending this brief overview of Motivational Interviewing, participants will be able to: Define Motivational Interviewing, Gain knowledge about Motivational Interviewing principles and counseling strategies, Define the Stages of Change, and Learn interaction techniques and MI traps to avoid.

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