Substance Use 101: The If's and What's of Substance Use Disorder Basics

April 25, 2023

2 - 2:30 p.m. EST

Join this webinar to discover how to define substance use, misuse and substance use disorders. Review substance use screening tools that can be used in nursing facilities and the importance of using stigma-free language. How to recognize the signs and symptoms of possible substance use will also be discussed.

the center of excellence for behavioral health in nursing facilities (COE-NF)

Established by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the COE-NF offers Certified Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Facility Staff a centralized resource hub with easy access to trainings, technical assistance and additional resources, at no cost.

What We Do

We help nursing facilities to improve the quality of life and care provided for residents who are experiencing a variety of behavioral health disorders, with a focus on Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Co-Occurring Disorders (COD).

Who We Help

We provide direct technical assistance, evidence-based training, and resources that are appropriate for every member of your long-term care facility — from those providing day-to-day direct care, to clinical and administrative staff.