Listening Session and Strategic Discussion Series: COVID-19 and Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Workforces


Sponsoring Organization

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Provides access to a 6-part national online discussion series and resource sharing opportunity focused on the social determinants of health, COVID-19, and their impact on substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery workforces. Aims to identify emerging best practices and resources to address health disparities related to substance use in underserved communities and/or communities of color, including Black, Latinx, American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander populations. Includes a recording of each session along with presentation slides, facilitator bios, and a session report presenting notes, core themes, strategies, and resources discussed in the related session. Product of the Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network funded by a cooperative agreement through Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Geographic Coverage



American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians • COVID-19 Response • Healthcare Workforce • Prevention • Recovery • Substance Use Disorder • Treatment