Strategy Document

Substance Use Prevention Foundation Strategy

August 2012

Substance abuse remains a huge problem for youth, with little investment by the philanthropic sector. However, promising evidence-based interventions can make a significant difference

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Substance Use Prevention

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  • Problem: Substance abuse remains a huge problem for youth, with little investment by the philanthropic sector. However, promising evidence-based interventions can make a significant difference
  • What: National effort to prevent and address youth substance use and abuse early on (ages 15-22)
  • How: Expand the adoption of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), an evidence-based best practice
  • With Whom: National medical associations, medical educators, advocacy organizations, technical assistance providers, and research institutions