Praxis, funded by the Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS), draws on best practices and the latest research to train and support addiction professionals to deliver recovery-oriented, trauma-informed services. Current offerings include trainings on: Harm reduction, HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Opioid Overdose Prevention.
Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based, public health approach to delivering early intervention to anyone who uses alcohol and/or drugs in unhealthy ways.
Apply to participate in the New Adolescent SBIRT Nurse Preceptor Program.
SAMHSA's Treatment Improvement Protocol Series and Technical Assistance Publications ("TIPs" and "TAPs") provide guidance for individuals and organizations. There is also an e-learning component, approved by NAADAC. Online trainings available
SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) works to close the gap between available treatment capacity and demand; Supports the adaptation and adoption of evidence-based and best practices by community-based treatment programs and services; and improves and strengthens substance abuse treatment organizations and systems. It has a set of technical assistance resources accessed via the Knowledge Application Products website.
The Northeastern University Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice conducts projects on behavioral health interventions with specific populations, providing guidance on how to tailor practices to be most effective for specific populations.
AdCare Educational Institute of New England, formerly the New England Institute for Addiction Studies (NEAIS), offers the New England Schools of Addiction Studies, Prevention Studies, and Best Practices; Annual Addiction Medicine Conference for General Healthcare Providers and Addictions Professionals.
The National Council for Behavioral Health (The National Council) members are community mental health and substance use treatment organizations, and the organization's mission is to advance members’ ability to deliver integrated healthcare. Online trainings available