Brief Intervention: Adolescent with Prescription Opioid Use Disorder

This simulated (Rachel is an actor) patient case involves an adolescent who presents to her Family doctor with a medical issue. The Family doctor identifies the need to engage the patient in SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment)…

This simulated (Rachel is an actor) patient case involves an adolescent who presents to her Family doctor with a medical issue. The Family doctor identifies the need to engage the patient in SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) for substance use. This example highlights the Ask, Assess, Affirm, Advise, Assist and Arrange approach to interview a young person with high risk use of prescription opioids.