Resources for Providers and Patients

General Information on SBIRT

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and SBIRT
An array of information and tools on SBIRT.

NIDAMED: National Institute on Drug Abuse – Medical & Health Professionals.Resources to increase awareness of the impact of substance use on patients’ health and help identify drug use early and prevent it from escalating to abuse or addiction.

Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network

Vital Signs: Communication Between Health Professionals and Their Patients About Alcohol Use — 44 States and the District of Columbia, 2011
CDC report on the number of patients discussing alcohol consumption with a health professional.

Informational Brochures which Can Be Useful in Providing Brief Interventions

A Guide to Lower-Risk Drinking Generic – English

A Guide to Lower-Risk Drinking Generic – Spanish

Tobacco and Alcohol Risks – Oral Health

Marijuana Facts and Advice – English

Marijuana Facts and Advice – Spanish

Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol with Medicines

Information on Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Substance Use Disorders

Comparison Chart for Nicotine Replacement Therapies

MAT Information Bulletin (The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS)

The National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use (ASAM)

SAMHSA’s Medication-Assisted Treatment Website

Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: A Brief Guide (SAMHSA)

Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder Pocket Guide

Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Pocket Guide

General Referral Information

SAMHSA’s Treatment Facility Locator

CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) Programs and Services

ASAM Addiction Medicine Treatment Finder

Treatment Resources

The Substance Abuse Treatment Resource Guide includes information for persons seeking treatment facilities in Connecticut for substance use disorders.

The Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership site can be used to find information on accessing and providing HUSKY behavioral health and support services.

CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) Programs and Services

Connecticut Department of Social Services Provider Bulletins and FAQs

Coding and Claims Submission for SBIRT in Primary Care, Provider Bulletin, PB 2015-79

Medications for Substance Use Disorders, Provider Bulletin, PB 2015-92

HUSKY Health Primary Care Increased Payments Policy, Provider Bulletin, PB 2014-75

Medicare Fact Sheet for SBIRT Providers

General Guidelines for a Memorandum of Understanding Between Primary Care and a Substance Abuse Treatment Agency

Drugs of Abuse

DEA’s 2017 Drugs of Abuse Resource Guide