Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment
Working together to provide comprehensive care.
HAWAII SBIRT KOKUA (Services)
Aloha! In 2015, The Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division, Treatment and Recovery Branch was awarded an $8 million dollars of federal grant money to develop and initiate a pilot program called The Hawai’i Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Program for 5 years. Since then, the HI SBIRT currently implements SBIRT in ten (10) primary care clinics located within two networks of primary care practices Pacific Medial Admin Group, Inc (PMAG) and East Hawai’i Independent Physician Association (East HIPA) and three (3) sites of a Federally-Qualified Health Center with Hawai’i Primary Care Associations. HI SBIRT has set-up a referral coordination services with the Hawai’i Substance Abuse Coalition to provide patient care coordination for all referrals from HI SBIRT Providers.