Diet, exercise, smoking and substance use are the main factors affecting wellness. Substance use may be the one thing you’re not asking about. Asking the right questions gives you the right information. Connecting substance use with health, Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is a small investment with large returns, both in costs and improved health.
With Substance Use SBIRTmentor, you will learn how to help improve patient outcomes by identifying substance use and determining a patient’s level of risk related to alcohol and other drug use. You will also learn how to provide brief interventions about the health impact of substance use – and how to effectively refer a patient to treatment when appropriate.