Patients use, misuse, and abuse alcohol
and other substances.

These patients can be helped. They often aren't.

They often aren't, because they simply are not asked.


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get answers.


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What is SBIRT@IU?

SBIRT@IU is a system-wide effort to improve detection and intervention with these patients. More »


What is SBIRT?

SBIRT is screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment. More »


What's New?

The Value of SBIRT: SAHMSA Responds to Recent JAMA Articles

You may have read about some recent JAMA articles that could be taken as critical of SBIRT. That would be an error, according to recently commentary by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Most likely many of you are familiar with the recently published studies on SBIRTpublished in… Read More»

Ready to Stage some Change? Symposium Sept 12!

Hey IUSBIRTers! Are your ready to stage a little change? Carlo DiClemente, one of the founding fathers of the Stage of Change model, will be right here on campus in the IUPUI Lecture Hall 1 on September 12, 2014. Check it out! SBIRT Symposium Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral to… Read More»

CDC Releases VitalSigns Report on Alcohol Screening

At least 38 million adults in the US drink too much. Only 1 out of 6 adults talk with their doctor, nurse, or other professional about their drinking. 25%. The amount screening and brief counseling can reduce drinking on an occasion among those who drink too much. These are some… Read More»

Are you ready to better help your patients? Are you ready for SBIRT?

We are here to help. Because here at IU, We Ask Everyone.