These resources support ongoing substance use disorder education for health care providers. If there is something you would like to see here, please e-mail Sarah Clarke.

PowerPoint presentations

These presentations can be used for providing addiction training sessions to health care providers. 

Emergency care

Managing alcohol withdrawal
Managing opioid withdrawal

Naloxone distribution training
(Approach to patients - coming soon!)

Primary care

Safe opioid prescribing
Managing opioid use disorders
Managing alcohol use
Brief counselling
Taking over addiction management
Trauma-informed care

Community of practice

The META:PHI Community of Practice is a Google group for health care providers across Ontario to discuss addiction-related clinical issues, policies, and recent articles. E-mail Sarah Clarke to join the group.


These e-modules provide a concise overview of managing alcohol and opioid use disorders in different settings.

Primary care providers
Emergency physicians
Emergency nurses
Emergency counsellors and crisis workers

Developed by Lakeridge Health, this module provides training to health care professionals on distributing take-home naloxone to patients.

Take Home Naloxone Kit Distribution