Addiction Treatment 101

Learn the basics in 40 minutes!

Course Description:
This course provides an introduction to substance use disorder treatment, including the different types of medications used to treat opioid use disorder, and how these medications work. Participants will also hear from patients about their experiences with substance use disorder treatment and how treatment medications played a significant role in their recovery.

Participants will learn about:
  • That treatment is not a “one-size-fits-all” approach and that it involves a variety of interventions including behavioral therapies, counseling, support meetings, and medications.
  • About the three FDA-approved medications used to treat opioid use disorder and how the medications work.
  • The differences between an agonist, partial agonist, and antagonist medication.
  • How medications for addiction treatment are effective in reducing substance use, increasing treatment engagement, and improving recovery outcomes.

All adults who want to learn more about addiction treatment.

Participants that complete the course will receive a Certificate of Completion.

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Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Are certificates provided?
Yes, Certificates of Completion are provided once the course is completed.

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