Adolescent SBIRT: Adolescent Girls and Opioids

Aisha S. Hamid, MPH, CHES, CPS
Program Manager Connecticut Clearinghouse, Wheeler Clinic

This is a training on Adolescent Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (Adolescent SBIRT) with a brief curriculum supplement on the unique risks of adolescent girls for opioid misuse. Adolescent SBIRT is a comprehensive public health approach to the prevention, early intervention, and timely referral to treatment for substance use.

Participants will learn:

  • Current information and research on a variety of substances
  • Adolescent brain development and the impact of substance use
  • How to effectively utilize the Adolescent SBIRT screening tools and protocol
  • Unique risk factors for adolescent girls and opioid misuse

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This presentatation was part of the virtual event: SUBSTANCE MISUSE PREVENTION: A 2-DAY SUMMIT OF STRATEGIES FOR SCHOOLS, held AUGUST 18-19, 2020

Funding for this event was made possible in part by a State Opioid Response Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Additional Info

  • Resource Topic: Substance Misuse Prevention
  • Source: SERC
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Resource Type: Video