Archive

Special Series on Mindfulness and Addiction

Throughout the month of April, The BASIS is running a Special Series on Mindfulness and Addiction.  Check it out here.

CHARGE 2017 Is Here!

Join us throughout the month of March for CHARGE: Cambridge Health Alliance Readiness for Gambling Expansion as we recognize Problem Gambling Awareness. Take a moment to learn more about CHARGE and stay tuned as we announce CHARGE 2017 activities, including Gambling Disorder Screening Day on March 14th.  

The Division Turns 25

The Division on Addiction is proud to announce its 25th anniversary. Throughout the year, we will be sharing some of our best work throughout our 25 years. Stay tuned!    

Events

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

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.

Op-Ed

One Moment at a Time: Mindfulness, Meditation, and Hope for Addiction Treatment Dr. Zev Schuman-Olivier helped conduct the first federally-funded, randomized controlled trial of a mindfulness intervention for addictive disorders. In an op-ed today, he shares his personal journey toward mindfulness meditation and incorporating this practice into addiction treatment. Read One Moment at a Time: Mindfulness,……

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: https://trends.hms.harvard.edu 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.

Now Hiring!

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