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The Division is looking for an individual to provide research and administrative support to key members of the research team conducting addiction-related research. For more information and to apply, click here. Cambridge Health Alliance is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.   Share this:

Research Update

We are excited to announce the release of CARS–Computerized Assessment and Referral System. CARS is easy-to-use computer-guided mental health assessment that provides immediate diagnostic information for up to 13 major psychiatric disorders. The screening and assessment tool is tied to a report generator accompanied by a referral database. To view the website and tool, visit…

The WAGER, Vol. 22(7)

Mental health and sexual orientation among people with Gambling Disorder LGBTQ+ individuals have higher rates of mental health and substance use problems, yet few studies have examined how mental health, gambling, and sexual/gender identity intersect. This week, as part of our Special Series on Addiction among LGBTQ+ Community, The WAGER reviews the only study examining…


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., Blaszczynski, A., & Ladouceur, R. (2017). Truth, alternative facts, narrative, and science: What is happening to responsible gambling and Gambling Disorder? International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. doi: 10.1007/s11469-017-9779-2 For more information, visit the Division’s online Library. Share this:

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: