The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery is a centralized resource in CT for all things recovery. Whether you are contemplating a life in recovery, are new to recovery or are in long term recovery, CCAR is there to help you to navigate the recovery community, by connecting you with others in recovery and providing access...read more
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is a professional society representing physicians and associated professionals dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment; educating physicians, other medical professionals and the public; supporting research and prevention; and promoting the appropriate...read more
The International Association of Peer Supporters, Inc. (formerly the National Association of Peer Specialists), is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting peer support in mental health systems.
The Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England is a regional center supported by SAMHSA Online trainings availableread more
The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) trains local grassroots groups to assess substance abuse-related problems and develop comprehensive plans to address them, using effective community problem-solving strategies.
The Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders combines workshops and seminars with an industry showcase.
The Division on Addictions – Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance coordinates research, education, training and communication relevant to substance abuse through Harvard Medical School and its affiliated teaching hospitals.read more
The Latino Behavioral Health Workforce Training Program's main goals are to increase the number of Latinos and Latinas with addiction treatment credentials; to increase the Latino community’s access to culturally and linguistically competent care; and to increase the capacity of the publicly funded system to serve Latinos/as, while...read more
The Massachusetts Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment Training and Technical Assistance program (MASBIRT TTA) supports BSAS’ ongoing efforts to establish SBIRT practice as a standard of care in diverse healthcare settings throughout Massachusetts by providing...read more
Training calendar for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Addiction Services.
The Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MASSTAPP) supports communities across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in addressing substance abuse prevention, offering technical assistance, capacity building, and resources to Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS)-funded programs and...read more
Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers/Provider's Council offers a Certificate in Supervision consisting of six sessions addressing the challenges of supervision. The training can apply to continuing education credits.read more
AdCare Educational Institute of New England, formerly the New England Institute for Addiction Studies (NEAIS), offers the New England Schools of Addiction Studies, Prevention Studies, and Best Practices; Annual Addiction Medicine Conference for General Healthcare Providers and Addictions Professionals.
SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) works to close the gap between available treatment capacity and demand; Supports the adaptation and adoption of evidence-based and best practices by community-based treatment programs and services; and improves and strengthens substance abuse...read more
SAMHSA's Treatment Improvement Protocol Series and Technical Assistance Publications ("TIPs" and "TAPs") provide guidance for individuals and organizations. There is also an e-learning component, approved by NAADAC. Online trainings availableread more
Praxis, funded by the Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS), draws on best practices and the latest research to train and support addiction professionals to deliver recovery-oriented, trauma-informed services. Current offerings include trainings on: Harm reduction, HIV/AIDS, Viral...read more
The mission of the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is to improve behavioral health through evidence-based prevention approaches.
The mission of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is to promote community-based substance abuse treatment and recovery services for individuals and families in every community. CSAT provides national leadership to improve access, reduce barriers, and promote high quality, effective treatment and...read more
The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine 40-hour CME Program empowers primary care and other providers to diagnose and treat patients at risk for or with addiction.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is a professional...read more
The Federal Addiction Technology Transfer Center's Network Coordinating Office maintains the ATTC Network's Online Learning Portfolio at HealtheKnowledge.org. There are free courses, both self-paced and instructor-led. Continuing Education credits are available for a small fee per contact hour. ...read more
The Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies is a national training and mentoring project developed in response to the prescription opioid overdose epidemic. PCSS-O provides free, online CME programs on the safe and effective use of opioids for treatment of chronic pain and safe and...read more
The overarching goal of PCSS-MAT is to make available the most effective medication-assisted treatments to serve patients in a variety of settings, including primary care, psychiatric care, and pain management settings. Online trainings available
See the National Addiction Technology Transfer Center's ongoing offerings.
A free, interactive course "Military Culture: Core Competencies for Healthcare Professionals" by the Center for Deployment Psychology, offered as part of the Veterans Administration's Community Provider Toolkit.
The purpose of the Certified Wellness Coach Training Program is to develop a cohort of trained community members of all ages, from teens to older adults, from professionals to lay people, who can influence and inspire those around them. They do this by modeling positive lifestyle choices, sharing...read more
The Institute for Wellness Education (IWE) created competencies and curriculum for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wellness Coaching Registered Apprenticeship Program. Training is online, self-paced, and led by experts. Approach is human-to-human and heart-to-heart. IWE empowers students to...read more
The Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) is dedicated to strengthening the workforce that provides health and long-term supports and services to older adults and people with disabilities. Click here for a list of upcoming online trainings.
This training is A Comprehensive Introduction to Psychological Trauma for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Professionals. It training is designed to support individual and organizational efforts to provide trauma informed...read more
We offer live and self-paced online courses through cutting-edge, easy-to-use technology that engages learners in conversation with one another and expert instructors. Our live, instructor-led courses delve deeply into specific evidence-based and promising practices. We also offer flexible, self-paced online units and short...read more
Adolescent SBIRT Field Instructor and Preceptor Program. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends adolescent substance use screening and education as part of routine care, using the universal Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) process endorsed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...read more
Boston Medical Center’s Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) website offers a number of services. Visitors can learn about the OBAT Nurse Care Manager Model developed at Boston Medical Center (BMC), access free resources, and find out about the...read more
The National Library of Medicine's Opioid Resource List provides regularly-updated links related to:
- Understanding Addiction
- Opioid Overdose
- Opioid Drugs
- Medications to Treat Opioid Addiction
- Opioid Prescribing
- Pregnancy, Opioid use and NAS ...
Misperceptions and the Misused Language of Addiction: Words Matter is the first in the Substance Use Disorder Webinar Series, presented by the National Network of Library of Medicine New England Region.
Despite recognition of addiction as a health condition, terminology used in both layperson and scientific publications is often...read more
Connecting Resources to a Community in Need: Worcester Police Addiction Recovery (WPAR) Program is the second in the Substance Use Disorder Webinar Series, presented by the National Network of Library of Medicine New England Region.
Learn how to recognize the signs of substance use that are often overlooked....read more
Treating Opioid Use Disorder and Co-occurring Disorders is the third in the Substance Use Disorder Webinar Series, presented by the National Network of Library of Medicine New England Region.
Harm reduction is a public health strategy that was developed initially for adults with substance use disorder for whom...read more
Listed in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (as a Legacy program), the Boston Consortium Model is a nationally recognized evidence-based model of trauma-informed care designed to meet the needs of women in treatment for substance use disorders with co-occurring mental health disorders and histories of trauma....read more
In this 2-hour Prevention SustainAbilities: Understanding the Basics course, you will explore what sustainability looks like in the context of substance misuse prevention—and how to prepare for sustainability planning in your community.
In this 2-hour Making the Most of Key Informant Interviews course, you will learn how to plan and conduct key informant interviews that produce the valuable information you need to inform your prevention efforts.
AlliesinRecovery.net puts together the best of what science and psychology offer when a family struggles with the drug or alcohol problems of a loved one. The CRAFT method has been carefully studied in 6 clinical trials and is the most effective approach of its kind for helping families to unblock the situation and engage a loved one...read more
This course provides information about the opioid epidemic and how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. It includes practical, step-by-step guidance for performing rescue breathing and administering Narcan (naloxone).
The Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA) is a developmentally appropriate treatment for youth and young adults (12-24 years old) with substance misuse or substance use disorders. A-CRA is an evidence based treatment developed by Chestnut Health Systems.The brief treatment model can be...read more
The ATTC Educational Packages For Opioid Use Disorders provide training curricula and slides, online courses, recorded webinars, toolkits, and other resources related to working with people experiencing opioid use problems.
Workshops and Seminars that offer CEUs for a range of human service and social justice related topics.
This 3-module training program for medical prescribers will address opioid use and opioid use disorder in pregnancy. During pregnancy medical providers must respond to women’s pain management and behavioral health needs while minimizing potential risks to the fetus, and this balance is further complicated when opioid use disorder is present.
The program provides case-based activities...read more
CDC’s MMWR and Medscape are proud to introduce a new FREE continuing education (CE) activity. The goal is to inform clinicians of overdose death rates among U.S. women aged 30–64 years during 1999–2017, overall and by drug subcategories, and clinical implications for members of the health care team. CDC surveillance is the basis for...read more