Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute


November 10, 2022

Looking for ADAI Events?

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Looking for upcoming events hosted by the UW Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute? You can find our events a few different ways: Subscribe to the ADAI News & Events blog (this!) and get notices about events hosted by ADAI and its various centers and teams (CEDEER, CAAHS and the Northwest ATTC, CERP, CTN, and more!),…

November 1, 2022

ADAI Lunch & Learn: Improving Interactions Between Law Enforcement and People Who Use Substances (Nov 16, 12pm)

ADAI Lunch & Learn Series

Please join us on November 16 (12-1pm PT) for our next ADAI Lunch & Learn session, featuring ADAI Assistant Professor Mandy Owens, PhD. In this talk, Dr. Owens will introduce and provide updates on two ongoing projects with law enforcement: a) developing training content on substance use disorders for the statewide basic law enforcement academy,…

October 27, 2022

Webinar: Drug Trends (Nov. 16, 12pm PT)

Upcoming ADAI Event: Washington State Drug Trends. November 16, 2022, 12-1pm PT

ADAI is offering a 4-part quarterly webinar series covering the latest topics on treating opioid use disorder and related subjects in Washington State. These virtual 60-minute sessions can support you in developing your skills to work with patients who have opioid use disorder. The first presentation, Drug Trends, will be presented by Caleb Banta-Green, PhD,…

October 24, 2022

Learn How You Can Get Involved in Addiction Research at the 2022 ADAI Research Open House, Nov. 2, 6:30pm PT

ADAI Research Open House

Interested in learning about how you can get involved in alcohol, drugs, and addiction research? Join us on November 2, 2022 (6:30-8:00pm PT) for our next virtual research open house! This virtual event is open to anyone, including high schoolers and community members, who are interested in (1) simply learning more about ongoing substance use…

October 12, 2022

CEDEER Webinar: Learn About Naloxone Vending Machines (Nov 2, 1-2pm PT)

Naloxone Vending Machine, ADAI CEDEER webinar, November 2, 1-2pm PT

Naloxone vending machines are an innovative way to prevent overdose deaths. In this panel hosted by the ADAI Center for Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology and Research (CEDEER), Joseph Hunter from the North Central Accountable Communities of Health and Thea Oliphant-Wells with Public Health-Seattle & King County will talk about their processes for setting up naloxone vending machines in their communities….

October 5, 2022

Webinar Oct 17 (10am PT): Low-Threshold Buprenorphine: Opportunities and Challenges

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ADAI Acting Professor Caleb Banta-Green, PhD, MPH, MSW will bringing his expertise on health services research and clinical intervention development to this upcoming webinar about low-threshold buprenorphine for opioid use disorder, sponsored by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP): Low-Threshold Buprenorphine: Opportunities and ChallengesOctober 17, 2022 | 10am-12pm PT (1-3pm ET)Register here Low-threshold…

October 3, 2022

Webinar: Washington State Overdose Death Trends, Sept. 20, 12pm PT (Recording now available!)

Upcoming ADAI Event: WA State Overdose Death Trends: September 20, 2022, 12-1pm PT

ADAI’s Dr. Caleb Banta-Green (Center for Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology and Research (CEDEER)) presented on September 20, 2022 (12-1pm PT) at a webinar about overdose death trends, including fentanyl, in Washington State. Dr. Banta-Green discussed: Current overdose death trends in Washington What substances are involved in overdose Fentanyl basics and key points of community education…

September 1, 2022

Recovery is Health, Health is Recovery: Webinar Series This September

Photo of tiny plant growing up through soil and text Recovery is Health, Health is Recovery. Lunch & Learn Webinar Series, September 7-22, 2022

September is National Recovery Month, which celebrates those in recovery from substance use disorders and recognizes the dedicated workers who provide prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for those in need. In addition, Recovery Month also provides an opportunity to spread awareness and education to the community. Throughout the month of September, the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare in…

August 25, 2022

Opioid Overdose Prevention Webinar (Aug 31, 10am PT)

We need to talk about overdose. August 31, International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day, an opportunity for us to talk about and learn how to prevent overdose in our communities. To help us start that conversation, ADAI/CEDEER‘s Alison Newman, MPH is going to be presenting a webinar for the Northwest MHTTC about opioid and stimulant overdose prevention on August 31, 2022 from…

August 22, 2022

The Fentanyl Crisis: How to Keep Loved Ones Safe (Sept 13, Gonzaga U., Spokane)

The Fentanyl Crisis: How to Keep Loved Ones Safe. Sept 13, 2022, 6pm Gonzaga Univ, Spokane

September 13, 2022, 6-8pm PTBallroom, John J. Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WAThis event is being recorded — if you register and can’t attend, you’ll be sent a link to access the recording. Drug overdose deaths have reached record highs in the U.S., among teens and adults. One drug that is 50 times stronger than…

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