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Another Acronym?

By | December 6th, 2012|Behavioral Health|

This is one to remember.  SBIRT is an acronym for a behavioral health intervention that stands for “Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment”.   The technical definition is “ … a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons with substance use disorders…”  A more metaphorical (is that [...]

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To helmet or not?

By | September 25th, 2012|General, Prevention|

Cooler temperatures have many people looking for new adventures, even in the high country.  Cycling is fun for the entire family, but it’s important to be as safe as possible.  Knowing the rules of the road is important, but so is personal protection – like helmets.  Injuries to the head are the most common among [...]

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AZ is Public Health Ready

By | June 28th, 2011|Preparedness|

The results are in, and 14 of Arizona’s 15 county local health departments will be recognized through the Project Public health Ready recognition program.  Coconino County led the way and was the first AZ local health department to receive recognition.  When we saw how well the program worked in Coconino County, the counties and our [...]

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