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Aims to support and facilitate research in alcohol and drug abuse field. Includes research projects, library, conferences, treatment help, and links.
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ADAI
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Offers general information about substance abuse (marijuana in particular) and presents the proven effects on the brain. Illustrates the procedures and potential of SBIRT organizations in combating substance abuse and also explains drug court programs and expanding treatment options.
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ONDCP
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Provides a brief overview of the effects of substance abuse and the way SBIRT addresses the issue. Outlines the ONDCP effort to reduce burden, presents new AMA and HCPCS codes, and indicates available training.
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ONDCP
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Agency develops programs and materials that are up to date with latest research on drug use and its effects. Includes fact sheets and resources for health professionals, educators, parents and youth.
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ACDE
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Provides fact sheets, information for parents and youth and history of the NCADD. Links and resources are also made available. Awareness, prevention and treatment programs are offered and relevant publications for sale.
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NCADD
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Aims to promote effective treatment of alcohol and other drug use problems through research, education, training and policy. Provides access to research projects, postdoctoral training, policy, and treatment resources.
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Brown University
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Explores questions surrounding Medicaid billing for drug and alcohol screening and intervention. Dr. Bertha Madras, Deputy Director for Demand Reduction, answers questions surrounding the new system.
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ONDCP
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Press release provides basic information as to the usefulness of SBI for patients and statistics about ONDCP's SBI demonstration project. Explains the project's intention of detecting drug use early.
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ONDCP
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Provides guidelines for those who treat adults dependent on marijuana, in private and public setting. Based on research protocol used in the Marijuana Treatment Project (MTP). Includes diagrams, examples, current statistics and more.
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SAMHSA
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As many as 20% of primary care patients have substance use problems and primary care physicians could have a significant impact on their problems through providing screening, brief interventions, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) (Mersy, 2003). However, the reality is that few PCPs are routinely providing substance use screening and even fewer provide an intervention with their patients (Roche and Freeman, 2004; D'Amico et al., 2005). One reason is lack of adequate training (McLellan et al., 2000; Miller et al., 2001).

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