CHARGE 2018 Is Here!

CHARGE is the Cambridge Health Alliance Readiness for Gambling Expansion initiative. CHARGE activities take place throughout the year, especially during the month of March as we recognize Gambling Disorder and other problematic gambling behaviors. The 5th Gambling Disorder Screening Day is Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Stay tuned as we continue to announce upcoming CHARGE activities…….

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……

Resource 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……

STASH, Vol. 14(2)

Is that what they’re calling marijuana now? This week, STASH reviews a study that demonstrates the usefulness of a computer programming technique to identify newly emerging terms for drugs by analyzing social media content. Read Is that what they’re calling marijuana now?

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.

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.

Gambling Disorder Screening Day 2018

The 5th Gambling Disorder Screening Day is Tuesday, March 13, 2018. We have expanded the Screening Day Toolkit even more this year. Anyone can host! Whether you are hosting Screening Day yourself or your organization is hosting, whether you are hosting again or considering hosting Screening Day for the first time, our Screening Day Toolkit……