This is the first webinar in a three part series on workforce recruitment and retention in behavioral health, with a specific focus on the field of addictions. These seemingly simple terms are quite complex, so this initial webinar will provide an overview of recruitment and retention core concepts, characteristics, workforce subgroups, and workforce development strategies. The webinar series is relevant for supervisors, agency leaders, state-level administrators and policy-makers. Future sessions will take a deeper dive into strategies to address these problems and will showcase some innovations. You will be notified with information and registration for future webinars in this series by email, stay tuned!