enCompass Training for Families and Communities

enCompass: A Comprehensive Training on Navigating Addiction is a resource for family members who are trying to navigate the complex world of addiction and help loved ones achieve recovery. The guide includes basic definitions, as well as in-depth information about substance use disorders, treatment options, communication strategies, and self-care tips. The training was developed with an Expert Review Panel composed of prominent researchers and physicians in the addiction field. The guide was also crafted with support from the Family Support Advisory Committee made up of family members with lived experience.

What will you learn?

  • The Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

  • How to Start the Conversation

  • Getting an Assessment and Treatment Options

  • How to Set Healthy Boundaries

  • How to Access Recovery Support

  • About the Medications to Treat Addiction

Who should get trained?

  • Families, Friends, & Caregivers

  • Clergy

  • Law Enforcement & First Responders

  • Employers and HR Professionals

  • Educators and School Administrators

  • Peer Navigators

  • Healthcare Providers

  • Community-Based Service Providers

  • Policymakers

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