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A Comment on Efficacy and Effectiveness

October 16th, 2014 Screening and brief intervention is receiving increasing recognition as a cost effective prevention service. Multiple studies showing the efficacy of brief intervention by physicians in reducing harmful alcohol use have led to dissemination and implementation of what

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Why SBIRT?

What leads to adverse consequences such as lower grades in school and difficulty getting and keeping a job?  What has health impacts such as raising the likelihood of violent victimization, sexual assault, and accidents?  Alcohol and other drug use. SBIRT

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