Training: Supporting People Who Use Drugs: Strategies for Service Providers (3 hours)

This three-hour training will offer participants an opportunity to explore reasons why people may use drugs, how we can assess risk using the “drug, set, setting” model, and how we […]

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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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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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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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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: Exploring Pathways of Recovery (3 hours)

When we recognize that recovery looks different for every person, we can better advise our clients. This three-hour training will introduce various forms of recovery, from medication to 12-step programs […]

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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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