Training: Challenging Narratives: Understanding Alcohol Use from an Equity Lens (3 hours)

This three-hour training will explore the definition and impacts of alcohol use, recognizing the spectrum of use from abstinence to addiction. Specifically, we will examine the social determinants of alcohol […]

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Illinois Helpline – Medication Assisted Recovery (MAR) resources for clinicians

This site offers support for Illinois-based clinicians providing MAR, also known as Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD). In the Toolkits, watch quick video guides for clinicians providing MAR and […]

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MA Technical Assistance Center for Problem Gambling Treatment (MTAC)

The Massachusetts Technical Assistance Center for Problem Gambling Treatment (M-TAC) provides capacity building and technical assistance (TA) services for treatment and recovery programs and providers across the Commonwealth. The TA […]

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Training: Preventing Injury, Pain & Opioid Use in the Workplace

This training for employers will describe how workplace conditions may lead to injury, pain, and opioid use, explore strategies to create a work environment that will help prevent opioid use […]

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Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline

The Helpline is the only statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment, recovery, and harm reduction services in Massachusetts. Helpline services are free and confidential. Our caring, trained Specialists […]

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Illinois Helpline for Opioids & Other Substances

The IL Helpline is the only statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment and recovery services in Illinois. The IL Helpline serves people using opioids and other substances, with […]

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Engaging service providers as harm reductionists: Learning to implement harm reduction strategies amidst organizational and institutional barriers

This abstract describes a presentation from the APHA 2020 annual conference where we shared a framework of harm reduction and explore the ways that organizations can implement harm reduction practices […]

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Nothing For Us Without Us: Peer-Based Recovery Is The Latest In A Long History Of Consumer-Driven Movements

This blog post describes a growing movement that is revolutionizing how we approach substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and view recovery – changing our language, helping to remove stigma, and […]

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Publication: Overdose Prevention, Response, and Postvention: Promising Policies and Practices for Organizations

Overdose Prevention, Response, and Postvention: Promising Policies and Practices for Organizations aims to help organizations and agencies reduce fatal opioid overdoses in a variety of settings. This includes, but is […]

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Workshop: Opioid Overdose Rescue and Prevention – Training of Trainers (2 days)

This two-day workshop will empower individuals to deliver training in opioid overdose rescue and prevention to their own staff and peers. Organizations will benefit from additional knowledge and capacity to […]

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Training: Best Supervisory Practices: Working through Incidents & Crises (3 hours)

This three-hour, non-clinical training is intended to provide supervisors with the best practices and tools for nurturing and supporting staff who work in substance use, harm reduction, homeless services, and […]

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Training: Analyzing the U.S. War on Drugs & Racist Drug Policies (3 hours)

This three-hour training will explore the historical sources of criminalization and punitive attitudes surrounding drug use in the United States, including an in-depth examination of the racialized drug policies of […]

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Training: Addressing Drug-Related Stigma and Bias (3 hours)

Drug-related stigma presents barriers to effectively supporting clients who use drugs. Our biases are learned from a culture that stigmatizes drug use and ostracizes those with substance use disorders. This […]

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Training: Opioid Overdose Prevention: Harm Reduction & Safety Planning with Clients (2 hours)

During this two-hour training, participants will explore strategies to address the risks of overdose with a harm reduction approach. The scenario-based training provides opportunities for discussion and practice about issues […]

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