SAMHSA Launches E-Learning Courses

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA's) Knowledge Application Program (KAP) is pleased to announce its first online e-learning course, Acamprosate: A New Medication for Alcohol Use Disorders.


The self-paced course provides information about the use, side effects, and contraindications of acamprosate; information to discuss with clients; and a comparison of medications for alcohol use disorders. On completion of the course, users will know how to include acamprosate in a treatment plan for appropriate clients.


The course is based on the acamprosate Substance Abuse Treatment Advisory published in fall 2005. Users who successfully complete the course will receive one NAADAC-approved continuing education unit (CEU) at no cost and can print out their CEU certificate.


The course is self-paced so that users can log out of the course and return at a later time to continue where they left off. If unsuccessful, users can take the course again.


Other e-learning courses in development include:



  • Prescription Medications: Misuse, Abuse, Dependence, and Addiction
  • Organizational Development: Marketing for Referral Development
  • Organizational Development: Finance
  • Organizational Development: Governance
  • Anger Management

To access the “Acamprosate: A New Medication for Alcohol Use Disorders” e-learning course, go to www.kap-elearning.samhsa.gov.

One Response to SAMHSA Launches E-Learning Courses

  1. Joseph D'Angelo | December 31, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    Are there any more current listings for
    e-learning since last year?

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