• Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course: Waiver Qualifying (Brett Bell, MD and Daniel Nauts, MD, ASAM Trainers) SLIDES
  • MAT Waiver Training (Daniel Nauts, MD and Bruce Trigg, MD, PCSS-MAT/ASAM Trainers) SLIDES
  • Harm Reduction (Daniel Nauts, MD, PCSS-MAT/ASAM Trainer) SLIDES
  • The Methamphetamine Problem (Daniel Nauts, MD, PCSS-MAT/ASAM Trainer) SLIDES
  • Developing Collaborative Partnerships and Better Integrating Care (Jason Mallonee, Western Montana Mental Health Center) SLIDES
  • Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy (Debra Guinn, MD, Kalispell Regional Medical Center) SLIDES
  • Neonatal Withdrawal Syndrome (Kristin Veneman, DO, Kalispell Regional Medical Center)SLIDES
  • Treatment of Opioid Addiction (Robert Sherrick, MD, Kalispell Regional Medical Center) SLIDES



Articles of Interest or Reference

 ASAM – American Society of Addiction Medicine

  • Join Your Local Northwest Chapter of ASAM PDF
  • Practice Guidelines LINK
  • Up-to-Date Clinical Research and News LINK

Clinician Consultation Center 

  • UCSF – Substance Use Management
  • Clinically supported advice on substance use management for healthcare providers. Peer-to-peer consultation from physicians, clinical pharmacists and nurses with special expertise in substance use evaluation and management.  Submit a case online or call, 855-300-3595.
  • Substance Use Warmline Flyer(PDF)



NIDAMED – National Institute on Drug Abuse

PCSS – Providers Clinical Support System – Models of Induction 

Peer Network

  • Montana’s Peer Network is a statewide peer run 501c3 non-profit recovery organization with a mission to lead the expansion and development of recovery-oriented behavioral health services in Montana.


SAMSHA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

  • Order resources free from SAMSHA.
  • Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIP) 63 — Executive Summary PDF
  • TIP 63 — Medications for Opioid Use Disorder PDF
  • Link  to new SAMSHA products on reducing use of tobacco products among clients with substance use disorders – geared specifically toward SUD treatment settings.
  • “Implementing Tobacco Cessation Programs in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Settings – A Quick Guide for Program Directors and Clinician.” PDF
  • “Provider Pamphlet: Quitting Tobacco – Help your Clients to a Healthier Life.” PDF
  • “Client Pamphlet: You Can Quit Tobacco – Benefits and Tips to Quit for Good.” PDF

State of Montana