Get Certified as a Community Education Trainer

Overdose Lifeline (ODL) developed Community Education Trainer Programs to provide resources and support for partners to conduct SUD and opioid focused training and prevention education in their local community. This is an effective solution for meeting sustainability goals and reaching multiple targeted sectors within a community.

To date, more than 800 amazing partners in 36 U.S. States are using one or more of the Overdose Lifeline programs to build knowledge and competency across 8 core substance use disorder topics.

The ODL trainer programs are designed for businesses, individuals, educators, employers, healthcare professionals, and organizations who are working to prevent and reduce the effects of substance use disorder/addiction or the opioid health crisis.

Training Process

The trainer process is highly accessible, allowing someone to complete the training online and to be able to deliver the program locally in a short period of time.

To earn trainer designation, individuals complete one or more prerequisite courses and program training via the web. 

Program Materials

The program materials available for download from the Presenter Resource Center supports delivery via onsite or virtual/webinar settings and customizable with state and local information and resources.

The Trainer Resource Centers include: include Multiple Presentations, Full Script, Attendee Surveys, Polls, Breakout Activities, Hand-outs, Attendee Certificates, Media, and more.

Program Pricing

There is a 2-part fee structure for the trainer programming, which vary by program:

  • Training Fee: $225 to $255/person
  • Program Annual License Fee: either $200/person or $400/group. The group rate provides access for two or more trainers within an organization to use the materials.

If an individual is planning to become a trainer in more than one program, ODL provides a multi-program purchase discount and fees* may be lower as some of the prerequisites cross programs.

Next Step > Contact Us

We ask that our partners contact us prior to purchase. This will give us the opportunity to answer all your questions, review how the programming may be customized for your community, discuss multi-program discounts, and provide you with a quote.

When you're ready, contact us: Fill out the form, email us or call 844.554.3354, ext 4 for more information.