This brief explores how the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation’s Substance Use Prevention Initiative has contributed to the development and testing of various approaches to integrate adolescent substance use screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) into primary care settings.

Since 2013, the Foundation has awarded more than $81 million to fund the work of 56 grantee partners. Through this work, the Foundation was interested in examining the feasibility of integrating SBIRT into pediatric primary care settings, including community health centers and school-based health centers. Three systemic challenges associated with implementing SBIRT in primary care settings emerged, and grantees have since identified promising solutions to each. Read this new brief by Abt Associates to learn more.