The World of SBIRT

Hospital SBIRT: The Reasons

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IRETA Blog

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:

    Check it out

    Print it out

Have it out with your boss (Kidding!  Have a well-informed discussion with your colleagues about the benefits of identifying and addressing substance use disorders in your hospital) 

    Plan it out

And work…

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