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Web-Based Training in Alcohol SBIRT for Youth Aged 9-18

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1R43AA022571-01
Agency Tracking Number: R43AA022571
Amount: $225,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: NIAAA
Solicitation Number: PA12-088
Solicitation Year: 2014
Award Year: 2014
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
2508-A Oakmont Way, EUGENE, OR, 97401-5500
DUNS: 783579782
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 (541) 349-4854
Business Contact
Phone: (541) 349-4806
Research Institution
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Underage alcohol consumption is a public health concern with numerous negative sequelae, including adoption of other risky behaviors (smoking, other drug use, at-risk sexual behavior, drinking and driving), increased rates of depression or suicidal ideation, poor academic achievement, and behavioral problems (delinquency, violence, crime). Adolescents who drink place themselves at higher risk for developing substance abuse disorders later in life, with risk levels increasing as age of initiatio of alcohol use decreases. Considerable evidence demonstrates the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of alcohol-related screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for adults. A growing body of evidence indicates that SBIRT is also effective as an early identification and prevention approach for reducing underage drinking. In 2011, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) collaborated with the American Academy of Pediatrics to issue the A

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