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Training an Addiction Care Workforce

Education Goes A Long Way Toward Prevention

At the Addiction Alliance of Georgia, we’re preparing a workforce of medical doctors, psychologists, nurses, public health, and other personnel in Georgia to be equipped with knowledge, skills, and abilities to address substance use disorder in Georgia. With the expertise of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and Emory Healthcare’s world-renown leadership in public health, medical education and professional training, we are helping more communities throughout Georgia overcome the problems of substance use.

Programs For Professionals And Medical Students

Georgia Medical Immersion Program
In collaboration with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, the Addiction Alliance of Georgia has developed a 5-day Substance Use Disorder Treatment Immersion Program for medical, nursing, public health, psychology, and social services students.
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Hazelden’s COR programming for professional consists of leading comprehensive strategies proven to reduce opioid overdose deaths and improve individual and community health while promoting client choice and embracing multiple pathways to recovery.
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We offer rotations for a variety of trainees including graduate students, residents, and fellows.
You Can Help Improve Addiction Care In Georgia
When you give to the Addiction Alliance of Georgia, you’re helping communities across our state access the proven leadership, expertise and resources needed to collaborate and innovate more affective approaches to addiction care.

Interested in education on substance use disorders and recovery at the Addiction Alliance of Georgia?

Email John Martin, LCSW, MAC, Director of Professional and Medical Education at