Submission #14655

NH Youth SBIRT Initiative
Deborah Schachter, Tym Rourke
Senior Program Officer, Director of Substance Use Disorders Grantmaking, respectively
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
Alcohol and drug use screening for youth 12-22 years old
Tweens (>10 year to 13), Teenagers (>13-18), and Young Adult (18-22)
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation in partnership with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Technical Assistance:
New Hampshire Center for Excellence at the Community Health Institute
Policy Related Analysis and Advocacy:
New Futures
The goals of this initiative are:

1) to increase the number of New Hampshire youth ages 12 - 22 who are screened in primary care settings and who receive clinical response and referral appropriate to their level of risk; and
2) to have youth and young adult Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) adopted and fully supported as a standard practice within NH primary care health systems
Practice setting, inlcuding hospitals and FQHCs