Gambling Disorder Screening Day 2018

The 5th Gambling Disorder Screening Day is Tuesday, March 13, 2018. We have expanded the Screening Day Toolkit even more this year. Anyone can host! Whether you are hosting Screening Day yourself or your organization is hosting, whether you are hosting again or considering hosting Screening Day for the first time, our Screening Day Toolkit…

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Resource Update

Since its initial release in June 2017, 379 individuals and organizations in 43 states have registered to use CARS. During this time, we have released four updates to CARS adding new features and improving functionality. At the same time, we have added a number of training and resource materials to the CARS website to support…

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ASHES, Vol. 14(2)

Smoking: Is just one cigarette a day dangerous? Some interventions advise smokers to reduce the amount they smoke, rather than quit entirely. This week, ASHES reviews a study exploring whether smoking one cigarette per day is related to stroke and coronary heart disease.   Read Smoking: Is just one cigarette a day dangerous? Share this:

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New Release! Your First Step to Change, 2nd Edition

We are pleased to announce the release of Your First Step to Change, 2nd Edition. This edition is available for download or you can order free print copies from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Bureau of Substance Abuse Services. The first edition of Your First Step to Change is available electronically for download and…

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New Publication

The Division has released a new publication! Visit our online library for more. Gray, H. M., Nelson, S. E., Shaffer, H. J., Stebbins, P., & Farina, A. R. (2017). How do homeless adults change their lives after completing an intensive job-skills program? Journal of Community Psychology, 45, 888-905. Share this:

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Education Spotlight

Division Director Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS and other Division-related faculty are featured in Harvard Medical School’s new free online course, OpioidX: The Opioid Crisis in America. Read more here. Share this:

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