The BIG Hospital SBIRT Initiative

A Learning Collaborative to Expand SBIRT into Hospitals and Other Medical Settings


Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Resource Materials

Feel free to use these resources for implementing and expanding SBIRT in your hospital, now and in the future.

 Implementing Screening and Brief Intervention in Emergency Departments

Planning & Implementing Screening & Brief Intervention for Risky Alcohol Use: A Step-by-Step Guide for Primary Care Practices

  • This guide provides detailed steps and resources to help staff in any primary care practice implement alcohol SBI. It includes information on risky alcohol use, its effects on health, and how it can be addressed through alcohol SBI.
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 Implementing Screening and Brief Intervention in Trauma and Other Inpatient Departments

Targeting Screening and Treatment to High Risk, High Cost Inpatients

Implementing the Joint Commission's Inpatient SBIRT Measures (SUB 1, 2, 3, 4)

Reimbursement and Coding for Screening and Brief Interventions

The Business and Clinical Case for SBIRT

SBIRT Training for Medical and Health Professionals in Hospitals