Substance Use Resources

CSHA’s School-Based Health SBIRT Quick Guides

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based approach to the screening and identification of individuals engaged in substance use, the delivery of early brief interventions in order to reduce use, and the referral to treatment for high-risk use. These quick guides give a brief overview of each “step” and implementation considerations for SBIRT within school-based health centers (SBHCs).

CSHA’s School Discipline & Student Substance Use: A guide for school-based health providers

Many schools’ “zero tolerance” policies conflict with a public health approach to youth substance use that recognizes and addresses the underlying factors that contribute to substance use. This report highlights how – and why – schools should replace punitive discipline practices with recovery-focused approaches to student substance use.

Websites Recommended by Our Youth Board and School-Based Health Providers

Our Youth Board and school-based health providers reviewed existing youth-focused health education websites related to substance use prevention.  They identified the following websites as relevant and impactful for school-based youth: