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SBIRT in Juvenile Justice

Substance use disorders are costly to individuals, families, and communities. Misuse and addiction is a key contributing factor to the leading causes of death among teens and leads to negative health, social, and behavioral outcomes including physical and mental health problems, and difficulty achieving success in school and in the workplace. NCMHJJ has been funded… Read More


SBIRT in Juvenile Justice Project Description

By the time they are seniors, 64 percent of high school students have tried alcohol, 48.9 percent have taken an illegal drug, and 18.3 percent have used a prescription drug for a nonmedical purpose. Substance use disorders are costly to individuals, families, and communities. Misuse and addiction is a key contributing factor to the leading… Read More


Five Reclaiming Futures Sites to Pilot SBIRT

With funding from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Reclaiming Futures will pilot an innovative adaptation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for adolescents in the following five sites: King County, Washington Nassau County, New York Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Washington County, Oregon Chittenden County, Vermont Each of the sites will serve at… Read More


SBIRT for Youth in Contact with Juvenile Justice

The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice (NCMHJJ) is pleased to announce its receipt of a three-year grant from the Conrad Hilton Foundation to advance the use of the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) model. SBIRT is a comprehensive and integrated public health approach to delivering early intervention and treatment… Read More


Hilton Foundation

NCMHJJ has been funded by the Hilton Foundation to see if the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) framework, an effective model in healthcare settings, can be adapted to fit juvenile justice settings. The Hilton Foundation has great resources on substance use as it is one of their top priorities. The website can… Read More


Upcoming Webinar: Hilton Foundation’s Youth Substance Use Prevention and Early Intervention Strategic Initiative

On Wednesday, September 16, at 1:00 p.m. EST, the Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions will present a webinar discussing the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation’s Youth Substance Use Prevention and Early Intervention Strategic Initiative. The Foundation has funded prevention and early intervention-related activities and Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) services… Read More