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Western Michigan University's Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse was the first of its kind in Michigan and the first university-based training clinic in Michigan to address substance use disorders. Our faculty have been preparing professionals in the substance abuse field since 1973. The specialty program in alcohol and drug abuse education and field practicum experience goes to work for individuals who choose our program to pursue credentials in the field through undergraduate and graduate studies.