Ask PETRA About Education

Whether you are a friend, community member, police officer or provider, understanding Substance Use Disorder (SUD) is important. AskPETRA can help. And if you have more questions than answers you’re finding here, AskPETRA.

PROVIDER TRAININGS

As Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment options continue to go beyond the traditional 12-step programs and abstinence-based models, it is essential for providers to have the latest information. Click here to find trainings near you.

PEER SUPPORT TRAININGS

Peer Recovery Coaches are another layer of support and can play a key role in preventing relapse. Click here to learn more about Peer Recovery Coaches. Click here to find Peer Recovery Coach trainings near you.

FIRST RESPONDER TRAININGS

First Responders can better assess risks when they understand more about mental health and SUD. Click here to find local trainings that will help identify safe strategies for you and the individuals you serve.

COMMUNITY TRAININGS

Healing the community takes all of us. Whether it’s learning new ways to fight the epidemic or finding out more information on how to support individuals with Substance Use Disorder (SUD), there is a role for everyone to play. Click here to find out how you can be a part of the solution for keeping your community healthy and safe.

GLOSSARY

Looking for a definition or confused about an abbreviation? Click here!

COMMON MYTHS

There are a lot of myths surrounding Substance Use Disorder, and they can lead to confusion and even shame. Are you able to tell fact from fiction looking at these common myths? Click here to find out more.

WHY WORDS MATTER

Much of the stigma around Substance Use Disorder comes from the common words used to describe the epidemic and the people involved. Click here to see how powerful language can be.