Supporting Recovery with Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT)
This 2.5 hour self-paced course provides an overview of Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) and discusses how MAT fits into the context of the larger substance use disorder treatment system. It includes information on the scale of the alcohol and opioid problem in the U.S. as well as how alcohol and opioids work in the body and brain.
The overall purpose of this course is to enhance your professional knowledge of MAT and increase your confidence to engage and educate patients about MAT.
This course was developed by the NIDA/SAMHSA-ATTC Medication-Assisted Treatment Blending Team.
Certificate of Completion Available
2.5 hours Continuing Education Available
NAADAC, NASW, CNE
Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies
Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies is a 3-hour course that provides information on opioids for pain treatment in persons with addiction, special consideration for pain medication use with adolescents, and prescription opioid addiction and chronic pain in older adults.
This course was developed by the Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O) funded by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT).
Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (grant no. 5H79TI023439) from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reﬂect the ofﬁcial policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
3.0 hours Continuing Education Credit Available