Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute

Northwest ATTC’s New Interactive Online Training for Peers About Opioids


The Northwest Addiction Technology and Transfer Center (Northwest ATTC), located at the UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute, is excited to offer a new training product for peer support specialists about opioid use disorder.

Supporting Recovery from Opioid Use: A Peer’s Guide to Person-Centered Care is a one-hour, interactive, self-paced course designed to equip peers, care navigators, and other outreach workers with information, resources, and practical tips to help them better understand opioids and their impact on individuals.

The course features 4 modules:

  • Role of Peers in Recovery
  • Opioids and the Brain
  • Treatment Options
  • Supporting Those Using Opioids (community engagement & naloxone)

Learn about effective treatment options and strategies for
using person-centered care to engage people with opioid use disorder in their
path to recovery. 1 CEU available ($5 processing fee for CEU).