Opioid Use and Pregnancy (Web Based)

Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention To access this training you must create a free account on CDC’s TRAIN web portal. Portal compliance – CDC TRAIN – an affiliate of the TRAIN Learning Network powered by the Public Health Foundation This self-paced .75 hour training provides essential knowledge needed to effectively address opioid use before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and in the postpartum period. CME and CNE provided through October 12, 2025. For more information… Read more »

Harm Reduction for Youth

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association This training will introduce concepts and the basic principles of Harm Reduction. We will provide participants with the opportunity to explore the value in honest conversations with youth about drugs, equipping them with the skills to navigate their risks. We will have an open exploration that drug education should be scientifically accurate, honest, and shouldn’t seek to minimize or exaggerate the risks of drugs, acknowledging the… Read more »

Ethical Practice in the Addiction Profession

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: Addiction treatment professionals have an obligation to protect patients, the workforce, and the communities we serve by continuously monitoring safe ethical practice. Working with substance use disorders often includes managing the needs and expectations of numerous stakeholders including the patient, their loved ones, state regulations, federal regulations, and the various tiers of ethics the everyday professional helper abides by. This presentation focuses on developing the… Read more »

LGBTQIA+ Youth Suicide Prevention

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION:This workshop is a collaborative training between Connor’s Climb, a suicide prevention organization, and Seacoast Outright, an organization that supports LGBTQ+ youth. LGBTQ+ youth are at an increased risk of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts, which makes effective support and intervention for this population critical. This training will create a shared understanding of basic LGBTQ+ terminology and will cover the unique risk factors that elevate the risk… Read more »

A Peers Introduction to Mental Health

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION:While helping individuals with SUDs recover, Peers inevitably confront many mental health concerns that the clients bring with them. These Co-Occurring Disorders (CODs) can significantly impact treatment compliance and outcomes. A lack of familiarity with mental health disorders and how they comingle with SUDs can confound the effectiveness of a Peers work and create additional unnecessary complications. This training aims to familiarize Peers with various mental… Read more »

Measurable Assessments Improve SUD Treatment Outcomes

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION:The 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health showed that the percentage of people in the United States who had both a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) diagnosis and Mental Health Diagnosis (co-occurring) increased from 3.3 percent (or 8.1 million people) in 2015 to 3.8 percent (or 9.5 million people) (NSDUH, 2019). In SUD treatment, treatment outcomes are often predicated on individualized assessment experiences. The assessment… Read more »

Benzodiazepines; Help, Hope, & Healing – A Peer Training Program

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION:  Benzodiazepines, often referred to as “benzos,” are a class of psychoactive drugs commonly prescribed for various health conditions such as anxiety, insomnia, and seizure disorders. While these medications can provide therapeutic benefits, they also come with a range of potential side effects and risks, including physical dependence and addiction. Using nationally recognized best practices for Peer Support, this two-day, 12-hour NAADAC & COPA approved training is designed… Read more »

Harm Reduction

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION:Harm Reduction includes a wide range of effective strategies and techniques for reducing harm from a number of health related conditions, which include substance use disorders and mental health condition.  This webinar will include an overview of harm reduction principles and techniques and will discuss the process of change for improving health. Participants will learn about disparities and the need to develop equity. As a result… Read more »

Dealing with Loss from Overdose and Suicide: Ethical and Self-Care Implications

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: This workshop will deal with the impact on friends, family members and treatment providers from the death of a client/participant from overdose and/or suicide.  It will examine the impact on treatment providers, recovery support providers and other care-givers as well as on the ethical and clinical issues to consider in providing postvention support and response. At the end of this training, participants will: ABOUT THE PRESENTER:Jacqui… Read more »

Harm Reduction 101

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: This training will introduce the history and guiding principles of Harm Reduction. We will discuss various examples of harm reduction strategies and overdose prevention and how we can integrate Harm Reduction across the spectrum of drug use. This will be an interactive training to create a safe space to explore our individual biases and how stigma and bias can impact access to services and the delivery… Read more »