Supporting Recovery from Opioid Use: A Peer’s Guide to Person-Centered Care is a one-hour, self-paced course designed to equip peers and other outreach workers with information, resources, and practical tips to better understand opioids and their impact on individuals. This course provides information on effective treatment options and strategies for using person-centered care to engage people with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in their path to recovery.
Developed by the Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (Northwest ATTC).
J. Paul Seale, M.D., Certified by the American Boards of Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine, Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Family Medicine at Navicent Health Center and Mercer University School of Medicine, will discuss America's ongoing opioid epidemic.
By the end of this program, participants should be able to:
- Identify several key developments in the origin of the opioid epidemic;
- Describe strategic initiatives that are in progress to address the epidemic; and
- Identify specific steps forward that could help address this epidemic