Substance Use Disorder Ally Resource

The Virginia Department of Social Services and VCU’s Rams in Recovery partnered to develop a virtual training and resource center,, focused on substance use disorder (SUD) for the VDSS workforce, the public, and community partners. 

Training topics include:

  • Recovery Ally

  • Worker Self-Care

  • Relatives & Fictive Kin

  • People with Lived Experience and Peer Recovery Specialists (PRS)

  • Racial Equity

  • Connecting Clients to Resources

Check out the PDF below for more information! You can watch a training video, use one of the included tools, learn best practices, access practice scenarios, or reach out to us to design a specific package of capacity building modules. 

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For specialized support catered to your team’s needs, contact Stephen Wade, to set up a consultation. 

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