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The Division is hiring full time Research Coordinators! To view the job ad, click here.     Share this:

Research Update

The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility has extended its contract with the Division on Addiction to collaborate and pilot the Computerized Assessment and Referral System (CARS) on a national scale. To learn about the CARS-DUI Assessment Project, click here. Share this:

STASH 13(4)

Using mindfulness to prevent relapse and re-incarceration Many incarcerated people experience substance use disorders, elevating the risk for reincarceration. This week, as part of our Special Series on Mindfulness and Addiction, STASH reviews a study on the use mindfulness-based relapse prevention among women in residential addiction treatment. Read Using mindfulness to prevent relapse and re-incarceration….


Thank you to everyone who participated in Gambling Disorder Screening Day 2017! Learn more about Screening Day here. Share this:

New Publication

Shaffer, H. J., Tom, M., Wong, M. F. Y., Chan, E. M. L., Cheng, G. L. F., Lo, C. K. M., . . . Wong, R. H. Y. (2017). Treating Addiction as a Syndrome: Bridging Research and Clinical Practice. Trends in Medicine, (April). Retrieved from Trends in Medicine website: For more information, visit the…

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: