Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute


December 21, 2023

New ADAI SOR Training Opportunities in 2024

Upcoming ADAI SOR Trainings

The University of Washington ADAI SOR training team would like to announce two series that are starting back up in the new year! Join us at the SOR Emergency Department and Emerging Approaches to Treating Fentanyl Use Disorder calls.  Emergency Department Call Fourth Tuesdays Jan – Oct | 9-10am PT This quarterly call, facilitated by Chris…

December 6, 2023

ADAI Lunch & Learn: Addressing Stigma Through the Lens of a System’s Change Model (Dec 12, 12pm PT)

ADAI Lunch & Learn: Addressing Stigma Through the Lens of a System's Change Model

Join us on December 12, 2023 (12-1pm PT) for our next Lunch & Learn, featuring Denna Vandersloot, MEd, Co-Director of the Northwest ATTC and the ADAI Center for Advancing Addiction Health Services (CAAHS). Despite wide-spread awareness of the detrimental effects of stigma for individuals facing behavioral health challenges, stigma often remains an intractable problem. The…

November 27, 2023

Webinar: What’s the Latest? Drug Trends (Nov. 29, 12-1pm PT)

ADAI webinar: What's the Latest? Drug Trends.

Join us on November 29, 2023 (12-1pm PT) for our next “What’s the Latest” webinar: Drug Trends with ADAI’s Caleb Banta-Green, PhD, MPH, MSW. Dr. Banta-Green will provide an overview of current drug trends in Washington State with a focus on fentanyl, methamphetamine and overdoses. Data sources will include qualitative interviews and surveys with people who use drugs,…

November 13, 2023

CEDEER Webinar: Harm Reduction 101: From Yesterday to Today (Nov. 15, 11am PT)

ADAI/CEDEER webinar: Harm Reduction 101: From yesterday to today

Join ADAI’s Center for Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology & Research (CEDEER) for their next webinar, Harm Reduction 101: From Yesterday to Today. In this webinar you will learn: Presenters:Emalie Huriaux, MPH, Program Manager, Office of Infectious Disease, WA State Dept of Health Lupe Hurtado, Peer Counselor, Opioid Treatment Network, Downtown Emergency Services Center Register here!

November 9, 2023

RECORDING AVAILABLE: UW Substance Use & Addiction Research Open House – Nov. 8, 2023

UW Substance Use & Addiction Research Open House. Nov 8, 2023

Did you miss our November 8, 2023 virtual Open House? Catch up by viewing the recording! You can also download the slides and view the contact list. The goal of this event is to welcome a new generation of addiction professionals and encourage young people from diverse communities to consider this field. The UW Addictions,…

November 1, 2023

ADAI Lunch & Learn: WA State Behavioral Health Workforce Development: Addition of the Behavioral Health Support Specialist (Nov. 16, 12pm PT)

ADAI Lunch & Learn: Washington State Behavioral Health Workforce Development: Addition of the Behavioral Health Support Specialist. November 16, 2023

The effort to establish a new Behavioral Health Support Specialist (BHSS) role reached a milestone in May 2023 when Governor Inslee signed the role into law, paving the way for credentialing of the new role to start in January 2025. This innovative solution creates a new entry-level role for mental health care professionals without a master’s…

October 30, 2023

RECORDING AVAILABLE: CEDEER webinar: What’s New with Naloxone?

What's New with Naloxone. ADAI/UW Webinar: Oct 24, 2023 | 2-3pm PT

For this webinar, held on October 24, 2023, the CEDEER team at ADAI partnered with the WA Dept of Health and Dr. Sharon Stancliff of the NY State Dept of Health to answer frequently asked questions about naloxone and overdose response. Webinar topics included: View the recording here!

October 9, 2023

ADAI Lunch & Learn: Promoting Equitable Access: How to Make Clinical Care and Research Inclusive of People with Disabilities (Oct 25, 12pm PT)

ADAI Lunch & Learn: Promoting Equitable Access. october 25, 2023, 12-1pm PT. Robin Harwick, PhD, MS

Join us for our next Lunch & Learn webinar, October 25, 2023 (12-1pm PT) featuring ADAI Research Scientist Robin Harwick, PhD, MS! About 42.5 million people in the US have a disability and yet many clinicians and researchers do not consider disability inclusion in their work. This can lead to people with disabilities being: In…

October 4, 2023

RECORDING AVAILABLE: Community-Law Enforcement Aligning in Response to Substance use (CLEARS Project)

CLEARS webinar

Presented on: Oct 3, 2023 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Description: The CLEARS Project brings together diverse stakeholders in a “policy codesign process” to develop regional strategies to improve interactions between law enforcement and people who use drugs. This webinar presented on the process conducted in Clallam, Thurston, and Yakima Counties in 2022-23,…

September 25, 2023

Fentanyl in King County: How We Can Address the Crisis in Our Community (Oct 16, 6:30pm, SPL Downtown)

Fentanyl in King County, October 16, 2023

Join the Seattle Times on October 16th (6:30-8pm PT) for an informative and engaging panel discussion on the pressing issue of fentanyl and opioids. This in-person event will take place at the Seattle Central Library, where experts will shed light on the impact of these substances on our community. Gain insights from local speakers and participate in an open dialogue…

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