Webinar — Save the Date!

On June 28, 2018, 2-3:30pm, the Division on Addiction is hosting a webinar on addiction and gambling-related problems. The webinar—Understanding the Many Faces of Gambling-related Problems: Origins, Identification, & Treatment: A Webinar for Health Providers—is FREE OF CHARGE to participants. Continuing education credit agencies include the American Psychological Association, American Academy of Health Care Providers…

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In Memoriam

Our dear friend and colleague, Ms. Tasha Chandler, passed away March 18, 2018. We remember Tasha as a consummate professional and steadfast friend. Her contributions to the Division for the past 10 years have been numerous and central to our success. Tasha began her career at the Division as an administrative research coordinator. Most recently,…

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Op-ed

Getting Sober In an op-ed today, a woman describes her experiences with addiction, trauma, coming out, and a supportive same-sex relationship. This piece is part of our Special Series on Addiction in the LGBTQ Community. We’re proud to announce that this month’s Special Series is sponsored by Fenway Health, a Boston, Mass. non-profit agency that works…

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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! Shaffer, H. J., Tom, M. A., Wiley, R. C., Wong, M. F. Y., Chan, E. M. L., Cheng, G. L. F., … Lee, M. (2018). Using the Syndrome Model of Addiction: A preliminary consideration of psychological states and traits. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. doi: 10.1007/s11469-018-9952-2 Visit our…

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Education Spotlight

The Division’s Research Coordinators—Rhiannon C. Wiley and Patrick M. Williams—presented posters at the 2018 Harvard Psychiatry Research Day Poster Session and Mysell Lecture. Click on their posters below to enlarge. Share this:

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