Division Archive

Now Hiring!

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….

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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.

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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.

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The DRAM, Vol. 13(7)

Extra walls: GLB individuals and additional barriers to alcohol treatment Do gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals experience extra barriers to seeking treatment for addiction? This week, as a part of our Special Series on Addiction among the LGBTQ+ Community, The DRAM reviews a study of that addressed this question. Read…

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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…

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