Posts Tagged ‘SBIRT’

YAC4SBIRT: Teens Intervening Against Substance Use

August 17, 2017

By Cameron Estrada, School-Based Health Alliance Youth Development Intern, Youth Advisory Council As the academic year begins, I’m reminded of the School-Based Health Alliance’s goal to help youth gain access to care and succeed in the classroom and beyond. I’ve been involved with the Alliance’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC)...

Implementing Adolescent Specific SBIRT in SBHCs

May 19, 2016

By Letitia D. Winston, Assistant Director of Programs, School-Based Health Alliance Nationally, nearly 10 percent of young people ages 12-17 report having used drugs. A  significant amount of those young people are classified as substance abusive or dependent. This growing public health concern should serve as a call to action for school-based health...

Our VP of Development Shares Insights After His First Year with the Alliance

November 19, 2015

When Larry Bostian joined the School-Based Health Alliance one year ago as Vice President of Development, he brought more than 30 years of fundraising experience with him. As part of an effort to let the school-based health care field get to know us better, we’re spotlighting the Charlotte, NC,...

SBIRT Featured in Youth Today

October 13, 2015

Health care providers talking to their young patients about drug and alcohol abuse seems like common sense. Unfortunately, many providers are not treating this as part of routine care, according to Youth Today. A recent article from Alexa Eggleston at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation published on the site...