• 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