MASBIRT TTA

Massachusetts Screening, Brief Intervention and
Referral to Treatment - Training & Technical Assistance

MASBIRT TTA trains medical providers, behavioral health providers, public health service providers, and healthcare support staff to conduct Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) services to address the spectrum of unhealthy substance use (i.e., alcohol, prescription drug, illicit drug, tobacco). 

MASBIRT TTA aims to establish SBIRT practice as a standard of care in diverse healthcare settings throughout Massachusetts by providing implementation and sustainability guidance, along with skills training and coaching for all levels of clinical and administrative personnel. MASBIRT TTA uses diverse teaching methods and provides ongoing technical assistance, troubleshooting, and coaching.

 

News and Events

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Save the Date

December 5, 2014
SBIRT: Talking to patients about their alcohol and other drug use

Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center | Southbridge, MA

 


In the News:

CDC releases Planning and Implementing Screening and Brief Intervention for Risky Alcohol Use: A Step-by-Step Guide for Primary Care Practices

The Partnership at Drugfree.org reports: Medications to Help People Stop Drinking Rarely Prescribed

National SBIRT ATTC reports: Implementing SBIRT: The Need for New Resources and Approaches for Primary Care Physicians &
Physician Roles in Addressing Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders in the 21st Century

CDC VItal Signs reports:

Alcohol Screening and Counseling         Opioid Painkiller Prescribing 

         


 

Upcoming National SBIRT ATTC 'Webinar Wednesdays' and other webinars of interest:

Wednesday, August 6, 2014  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
Why Integrative Care?
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
SBIRT in Action: Implementing and Delivering SBIRT to NYC Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
SBIRT in Early Start Program - An Integrated Model of Substance Abuse Intervention for Pregnant Women
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Archived webinars:

Expanding SBIRT to Hospitals

National SBIRT ATTC


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