Webinar

On June 28, 2018, the Division on Addiction hosted 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—was FREE OF CHARGE to participants. Continuing education credit agencies included the American Psychological Association, American Academy of Health Care Providers in the…

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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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The WAGER, Vol. 23(8)

Binge gambling and gambling-related harms Some people drink alcohol in a regular pattern, like always having a single glass of wine with dinner. Others have irregular drinking patterns that might include binge drinking. The same patterns emerge with gambling–some gamble in regular patterns, while others gamble irregularly and binge. Today The WAGER reviews a study…

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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

Just released! Ladouceur, R., Shaffer, P., Blaszczynski, A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2018). Responsible gambling research and industry funding biases. Journal of Gambling Studies, 1-6. doi: 10.1007/s10899-018-9792-9 Visit our online library for more. Share this:

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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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