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

 

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NPR: Moderate Drinker Or Alcoholic? Many Americans Fall In Between

A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that 1 in 3 adults drinks excessively. That means eight or more drinks per week for women, and 15 or more drinks a week for men. NPR’s All Things Considered recently aired a segment on drinking in America. Its… Read More»

AUDIT/AUDIT-C: 4 or 6 drinks? Gender Cut-Offs? Use the right number for better accuracy!

Did you Know: Use 4 Drinks on AUDIT and AUDIT-C in United States. And, Cut-Off Varies by Gender Use 4+ as your AUDIT/AUDIT-C Question #3! According to the Dept. of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University, Question #3 on the AUDIT and AUDIT-C should read “How often do you have… Read More»

Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit Updated for 2014

Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit (2014): Are you up to date? SAMHSA is! The Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit equips communities and local governments with material to develop policies and practices to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. The Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit Addresses issues for first responders, treatment providers, and those recovering from… Read More»


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