Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is a five-year (July 2012 - August 2017) 7.5 million dollar grant awarded to the Iowa Department of Public Health and funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. SBIRT is an evidenced-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent risky use, abuse, and dependence on alcohol and drugs. SBIRT Iowa is currently a joint partnership between local substance abuse agencies and Federally Qualified Health Centers in Polk, Woodbury, Blackhawk and Scott counties, the Iowa National Guard. The Consortium is conducting a process and outcome evaluation for this grant. Additional information on SBIRT IOWA is available at: SBIRT Iowa.
This project has finished.