Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute


ADAI offers a range of resources to help connect professionals, students, and the general public to training and other education opportunities.


Center for Advancing Addiction Health Services (CAAHS) & Northwest ATTC

ADAI’s Center for Advancing Addiction Health Services (CAAHS), which includes the Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC), accelerates the adoption and implementation of useful treatment and recovery practices by health organizations that serve persons with substance use disorders. CAAHS and the Northwest ATTC provide training and technical assistance to develop and strengthen the substance use disorder treatment and recovery workforce in AK, ID, OR, and WA. [visit site]

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Center for Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology & Research (CEDEER)

ADAI’s Center for Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology & Research (CEDEER) joins research with the “real-world” to generate innovative, evidence-based, and person-centered responses to the use of opioids, stimulants and other illicit substances. In addition to their research activities, CEDEER offers education and technical assistance for individuals, professionals, and communities in Washington State who want to learn how to prevent and intervene in opioid and other drug use disorders and overdose. [visit site]

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This site, hosted by ADAI, provides a range of training videos and other educational materials about opioids, opioid use disorder, and overdose prevention. Includes special sections with tools for professionals (law enforcement, health care providers, pharmacists, e.g.), training videos about identifying and reversing an overdose, and more. [visit site]

Learn About Treatment

People with substance use disorders can recover and thrive. This page, developed by ADAI’s Center for Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology, and Research (CEDEER) with the help of community partners, is a resource for the community, people with a substance use disorder and their friends and family, and healthcare providers to learn more about treatment for opioid use disorder and stimulant use disorder. The goal of the page is to provide education so more people can find the treatment that will work best for them. [visit site]

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E-Learning and Interventions

ADAI researchers and staff have developed several online trainings and toolkits for professionals and the public, including training about cannabis, SBIRT, and opioid overdose, as well as toolkits for educators who work with youth who have FASD and treatment providers seeking to improve their client engagement and retention. [visit page]

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UW Graduate Training in Addiction

The University of Washington offers several graduate courses and programs for people interested in working in the field of addiction/substance use disorders. [visit page]