Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $599,999)
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is requesting Category 1c: Small County/Rural Area funds to implement a screening, brief intervention, treatment, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) program aligned to the COSSAP funding purpose of expanding comprehensive efforts to identify, respond to, treat, and support people impacted by illicit opioids, stimulants, and other drugs.
The service area is Lincoln County, Oregon, which includes five high poverty census tracts. The service population are adults ages 18 and older who are booked into the Lincoln County jail and who prescreen positive for risky substance use behaviors. The people who will benefit from the program are individuals with unaddressed substance misuse, substance use disorders, or co-occurring disorders. The primary activities include jail deputy prescreening at booking and subsequent referral to substance use disorder screening, brief intervention, treatment, referral to treatment, and referral to supportive services. The LCSO SBIRT program will serve 200 people over the life of the project through the following goal and objective.
Goal: Provide all people booked in the Lincoln County jail and who are affected by risky substance use behaviors with timely access to services.
Objective 1: Provide brief intervention for 95% of eligible people who screen positive with moderate risk on the NIDA Modified ASSIST v. 2.0 screening tool each grant year as evidenced by clinical records.
Objective 2: Provide brief treatment for 80% of eligible people who screen positive with a moderate to high-risk screening outcome on the NIDA Modified ASSIST v. 2.0 screening tool each grant year as evidenced by clinical records.
Objective 3: Refer 75% of people who screen positive with a severe risk outcome on the NIDA Modified ASSIST v. 2.0 screening tool to an outpatient community treatment provider each grant year as evidenced by clinical records.
Outputs/deliverables: Number of people screened, number of eligible people provided brief intervention, number of eligible people provided brief treatment, number of eligible people referred to a community treatment provider.