Family Education Program

Supporting, Educating and Empowering Families

Substance use does not only affect the individual using; it impacts the dynamics of their entire family.

Our Family Education program is designed to educate families on how they should proceed when helping a loved one struggling with substance use and what they may expect along the way.

Educational Series for Families

Our online Family Education Series consists of 2 prerequisites and 5 courses. All 7 are provided below. Users should complete the 2 prerequisites prior to completing any/all of the 5 course topics to gain necessary overview information.  It will take 15-45 minutes to complete our lessons.

All course titles are listed below. Click on the blue boxes to start an online course. 

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Substance Use Disorder 101
(Prerequisite Topic - Complete Prior to Other Courses)

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Signs & Symptoms of Substance Use
(Prerequisite Topic - Complete Prior to Other Courses)

Signs and Symptoms of Substance Use

Signs and Symptoms of Substance Use

Learn about the signs and symptoms of drug use, classifications of drugs and the impact of drug use on society.

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Substance Use Disorder 101

Substance Use Disorder 101

What is Substance Use Disorder? This course covers the characteristics of a substance use disorder including the science of addition, stages of addiction, and risk factors. It also reviews the cost of substance use to society as well as substance use in Pennsylvania.

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Addiction is a Family Disease

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Adolescent Drug Use

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Opioid Use Disorder

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Communicating with Adolescents

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Treatment Options

Addiction is a Family Disease

Addiction is a Family Disease

Substance Use Disorder impacts more than just the individual. This course covers how the disease of addiction effects the entire family system.

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Adolescent Drug Use

Adolescent Drug Use

Participants will learn what are risk factors to developing a substance use disorder, why adolescents experiment with drugs and how to influence adolescent behaviors.

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Opioid Use Disorder

Opioid Use Disorder

As the opioid epidemic worsens in Pennsylvania, individuals can benefit from understanding what is opioid use disorder. This course covers the impact of the opioid epidemic in PA, the science of opioid use disorder, and the signs of opioid use.

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Communicating with Adolescents

Communicating with Adolescents

Communicating to your children about the dangers of substance use is a difficult conversation. This training covers risk factors that increase risk of developing a substance use disorder, how to effectively communicate with children and influence adolescent behavior.

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Treatment Options, Relapse and Recovery

Treatment Options, Relapse and Recovery

The world of substance use treatment can be overwhelming for first time navigators. This course covers the types of treatment options, relapse prevention and recovery.

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