Opioids: Conferences and Trainings

Buprenorphine X-Waiver Training Series

This series is organized by the Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine. It is designed to increase treatment capacity for opioid use disorders by training more prescribers to be able to treat opioid use disorders with buprenorphine. These courses are free to all Wisconsin providers who are eligible to prescribe buprenorphine ​(MDs, DOs, NPs, and PAs). Registration is required.​

The following classes have been canceled in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • April 24, 2020: Neenah (morning and afternoon sessions) - CANCELED
  • May 4, 2020: Wisconsin Dells - CANCELED

Future classes are scheduled for the following dates and locations.

  • June 16, 2020: Platteville
  • July 21, 2020: Ashland
  • August 18, 2020: Minocqua
  • September 15, 2020: Green Bay
  • November 17, 2020: Wauwatosa

Opioid Forum

The 2020 DHS Opioid Forum scheduled to be held May 5-7, 2020, in the Wisconsin Dells has been postponed. Learn more about this event.


Wisconsin's Opioid Crisis: A Trauma-Informed Response

This event was held in Green Bay April 2-3, 2019. It focused on the role of trauma in the misuse and abuse of opioids. Many of the sessions were recorded.

April 2, 2019

April 3, 2019


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Last Revised: March 19, 2020