California Residency Program Collaborative

Education | Outreach | Treatment

Improving care for patients with substance use disorders

Sponsored by California Academy of Family Physicians and CAFP Foundation


AAFP EveryOne Project - The EveryONE Project is an initiative, which is part of the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Center for Diversity and Health Equity, offers education and resources to help you advocate for health equity, promote workforce diversity, and collaborate with other disciplines and organizations to reduce harmful health disparities.

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), a medical society representing physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine, is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.

CA Bridge - CA Bridge was launched in 2018 to expand access to medication for addiction treatment. CA Bridge provides clinical training and technical assistance for hospitals interested in starting a medication for addiction treatment (MAT) program, training, support for substance use navigators; and tools for clinicians to treat substance use disorders. 

California’s Opioid Response - California’s Opioid Response is a comprehensive opioid website that gives Californians a single source of prevention, data, treatment, and support information. The website is part of Governor Newsom’s multi-pronged approach to connect Californians with information to prevent and reduce overdoses and deaths and support those struggling with substance use and addiction.

CCHP National Telehealth Policy Resource Center - The Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) is the federally designated resource center for telehealth policy. Access state-level information, webinars, policy, and more.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers tools, training, and technical assistance to practitioners in the fields of mental and substance use disorders. Find information on SAMHSA training and resources.

Bias & Stigma Literature Review - AAMC & NIDA presented a study of the literature addressing the role stigma and implicit bias plays when working in OUD, SUD and addiction. The results of this systematic review have been published in Academic Medicine: Stigma Against Patients with Substance Use Disorders Among Health Care Professionals and Trainees and Stigma-Reducing Interventions: A Systematic Review. A recording of the January 2024 Looking Inward: Addressing the Stigma of Addiction webinar is also available. 


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