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SBIRT - Project

Project overview

The Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment and Other Services - School-Based Health Center (SBIRT-SBHC) Project is a collaborative project between the Colorado Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). 

The goals of the SBIRT-SBHC Project are:

  • Through implementing screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment and community services (SBIRT), address adolescent needs and reduce the harms associated with alcohol, tobacco, vape products, marijuana, and other drug use, as well as commonly reported mental health concerns.
  • Reduce health disparities that impact youth substance misuse by applying the Enhanced National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards.
Five-Year Project Summary
Project Participant List
Project White Paper
  • A white paper about lessons learned during first 5 years of the SBIRT-SBHC Project, 2017- 2022 (published September 2022)