HHS has developed an online repository of the federal services available to public health agencies and health care providers during emergencies and disasters. The HHS Response and Recovery Resources Compendium includes information about disease surveillance, decontamination services and field hospitals. The National Disaster Medical System’s 62 medical assistance teams can be deployed in 12 to 18 hours.
SBIRT is a comprehensive, integrated public health approach to the delivery of early intervention for individuals with a history of alcohol and drug use; and supports the use of timely referrals to substance abuse treatment programs. This BIG Hospital SBIRT Initiative has FREE webinars for healthcare professionals working in hospitals, FQHC, community clinics and programs. Different types of populations and services are discussed depending on your level of interest.