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New ER screening tool connects risky drinkers with help

01/12/2015

Congratulations!

A team from the VGH Trauma Services Injury Prevention Program has been recognized as a Runner Up in the BC Quality Awards. The team developed the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) protocol to deliver treatment and early intervention services to patients with substance abuse disorders, or who are at risk for developing them. 
Click here for more information, including a short video about the initiative. 

In the photo

The photo features the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) team.
Back row (L to R): Dr. David Evans, Dr. Morad Hameed, Sylvia Donnelly, Heather Wong, Sandra Santander, Dr. Richard Simons, Sara Johnson, Patrisha Tait, Erin Shangguan.
Front row (L to R): Angie Brisson, Nasira Lakha, Zahra Hussein, Gazaleh Tobias, Rocio Martinez, Deanna Fong. Missing: Dr. Naisan Garraway, Dr. Ross Brown, Dr. Radoslav Krouchev, Dr. Marvin Hsiao, Carla Stratidakis, Dr. Emilie Joos
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