SBIRT- a practical solution to substance use disorder including opioid and heroin abuse.

By Melissa Cheng, MD, MPH, MSPH In light of the current opioid epidemic and increasing heroin and synthetic opioid problem plaguing our youth, many are asking, “What can we do about this growing problem?” One potential answer is the Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), a comprehensive evidence-based public health approach to early intervention … More SBIRT- a practical solution to substance use disorder including opioid and heroin abuse.