The overall goal of the training series is to reduce the significant health, social, and economic problems associated with SUDs by building international treatment capacity through training, professionalizing, and expanding the global treatment workforce. The training prepares counselors for professional certification at the entry level by providing the latest information about SUDs and their treatment and facilitating hands-on activities to develop skills, confidence, and competence. The following trainings were facilitated by Ms Asia Ashraf from Sunny Trust as a National Trainer:·1)At Islamabad: Universal Training Curriculum 1 & 2 from 4th to 11th Oct, 2018 & Total no. of participants were 25. 2) At Lahore: Universal Training Curriculum 3, 4, & 4A from 19th to 28th Oct, 2018 & Total no. of Participants were 25.·3) At Islamabad: Universal Training Curriculum 3, 4, & 4A from 16th to 25th Nov, 2018 & Total no. of Participants were 35.