The linked article was written by our colleague Charles Gurney, and was recently shared with Vermont Primary Care Providers. It highlights the need to talk about substance use with all Vermonters, especially with older adults. Take a look at why it is important to approach this topic with older adults, and reach out to us […]
As always the VTSBIRT team is thankful for our medical partners, colleagues throughout ADAP & AHS, and stakeholders for their continued efforts in helping to make SBIRT a productive and worthwhile project! Implementation = To date more than 26,400 patients have been screened illustrating 65% report no risk in their substance use; 15% of patients […]
As of this week over 21,000 Vermonters have been screened using SBIRT. Screenings happened at 9 sites around the state.
SBIRT Program Updates February 12- March 13 2015 Implementation Highlights -Two of our medical settings ( The Health Center & Community Health Center of Burlington) are now beginning to implement SBIRT in their Dental clinics. The Good Neighbor Free Clinic in White River Junction will be implementing SBIRT with Dartmouth medical students in several of […]
As of January 9, 2015 Vermont SBIRT has screened 13,688 people for substance misuse. We continue to grow our program and are now actively screening at seven sites across the state. University of Vermont Student Health Center (Burlington) Chittenden County Community Health Centers of Burlington (2 Burlington Locations, South Hero) Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties People’s […]
The Vermont Department of Health, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse recently updated its online resources for marijuana. Click HERE to access – Vermont marijuana data – Information on the health impacts of marijuana – Resources and References (including fact sheets)