Psychiatr Serv 2021 Jun 15:appips202000086. Epub 2021 Jun 15.
Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychiatric Hospital of Nampula, Mozambique (Suleman, Feliciano, Anube); Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York City (Mootz, Nicholson, Wall, Stockton, Wainberg); New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City (Mootz, Wall, Stockton, Wainberg); Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington (O'Grady); Center for Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia (Mandell); Department of Mental Health, Ministry of Health, Mozambique (Teodoro, Novela, Mocumbi, Gouveia).
Background: Hazardous drinking imposes a major public health burden worldwide, especially in low-income countries such as Mozambique. Implementation of the Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) approach to address problem drinking is recommended. However, evidence regarding the best strategies to implement SBIRT at scale is needed. Read More