Substance Use


SBIRT ~ Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral for Treatment

All Massachusetts Public Schools are now required to implement the SBIRT screening program. The Attleboro Public Schools will be screening students in Grades 7 & 9, according to the recommendations by the Mass Department of Public Health.  This screening is a brief and confidential conversation with students. The goal of the program is to let the students know that there is staff available to reinforce healthy decisions and to assist them in obtaining support if needed for substance use related problems. The following links may give you more information on SBIRT:

SBIRT Screening Parent Letter

SBIRT in Schools; Frequently Asked Questions



(800) 327-5050 / TTY: (888) 448-8321 The Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline provides free and confidential information and referrals for alcohol and other drug abuse problems and related concerns. Services are available from: Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Language interpreters are always available.

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