Improving care for patients with substance use disorders
Sponsored by California Academy of Family Physicians and CAFP Foundation
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.
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.
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.
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.