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The Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County website offers many resources for adults, youth, parents, community leaders and those looking to get involved in the fight for a Drug Free Nevada County. The website also offers news regarding drug and alcohol use in the Nevada County that can be applied to your perspective location. Under the Initiatives link, you can find community-wide preventive movements that the County of Nevada has been practicing in order to reduce substance abuse amongst its youth. These initiatives can be helpful for those of you looking to create change in your communities. Another great feature of the website are the resources offered to parents to help them identify signs and symptoms of drug use amongst adolescents or those who are working with youth who are dealing with substance abuse problems. In addition to the materials available for youth and parents, the website offers materials for employers to help them promote and maintain a drug-free workplace.
This blog is developed by the UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs and the Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center. We are delighted that you have decided to join us in exploring the ever evolving world of SBIRT, which stands for Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment.
Over the years, we have provided SBIRT-related training to professionals in a variety of settings. Our goal in creating this site is to highlight some of the training resources that may meet differing needs. And, perhaps most importantly, to help foster a sense of community and robust discussion so that learning does not end when a training session has been completed.
We understand the range of questions and concerns that can arise regarding this topic. We hope that you will use this forum to share your experiences and raise thoughtful inquiries to further the substance use disorder field.
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