Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Online Courses
Focus Population: Family Members, Peers, People in Recovery from Substance Use
Topics: Criminal or Juvenile Justice System, Crisis Response System, Trauma-informed
This 1-hour online training course was developed in response to the impact of the opioid crisis on first responders across the country. It addresses the mental and physical stressors faced by firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, and police when responding to opioid overdose calls and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE). This course also provides evidence-based coping strategies, resources, and exercises to help mitigate the impacts of these stressful events.