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About SBIRT in Schools
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) focuses on prevention, early detection, risk assessment, brief counseling and referral for assessment that can be utilized in the school setting. Use of a validated screening tool will enable school health teams to detect risk for substance use related problems and brief intervention strategies will help to address these concerns at an early stage in adolescents.
10 Step Guide for Parents
Talking to your middle school-aged child about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
CRAFFT + N Questionnaire
The CRAFFT + N (updated version of a) behavioral health screening tool for use with children ages 12-18 and is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Substance Abuse with adolescents. It consists of a series of questions developed to screen adolescents for high risk alcohol and other drug use disorders simultaneously. It is a short, effective screening tool meant to assess whether a longer conversation about the context of use, frequency, and other risks and consequences of alcohol and other drug use is warranted.