Events

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Receives Preliminary Study of Patrons’ Use of PlayMyWay Program at Plainridge Park Casino During a public meeting in November 2017, Division staff Drs. Debi LaPlante, Matthew Tom, Pradeep Singh and Timothy Edson presented the preliminary analysis of patron use of the PlayMyWay play management system at Plainridge Park Casino to the…

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Research 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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Op-ed

What patients have taught me about addiction, homelessness, and society’s obligation to those living in the shadows Dr. James O’Connell, President of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, has delivered free health care to individuals experiencing homelessness in Boston for more than 30 years. In an op-ed, he shares his journey to becoming Boston’s…

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Featured

Dr. Sarah Nelson joined Central Time on Wisconsin Public Radio to discuss CARS and the pilot program in Wisconsin. Listen to the podcast on the new CARS website. Share this:

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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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