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Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
What is SBIRT?
SBIRT is an evidenced based, integrated and comprehensive approach to the Identification, Intervention and Treatment of Substance (Drug and Alcohol) Usage, Domestic Violence, Depression, and Tobacco Usage. The SBIRT program in South Carolina is specific to pregnant women to include 12 months postpartum.
What are the core clinical components of SBIRT?
Screening - Brief process of identifying substance use, behavioral health issues, domestic violence and tobacco use
Brief Intervention - 5-10 minute session to raise awareness of risks and motivate the patient toward acknowledging there is a problem
Referral - When risk is identified and treatment is needed
Treatment - Cognitive behavioral work for member to acknowledge risks and change behavior
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531 South Main Street, Suite RL-1
Greenville, South Carolina 29601