News & Announcements

This space is intended to share current information related to development of the Massachusetts addictions workforce. If you have a suggestions for a news post/announcement, please contact us.

Please comment to share your insights and add new information to further the discussion and support the field. Comments are subject to approval by website administration.

July 31, 2019

The 27th Annual New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Services will take place August 19 - 22, 2019 in beautiful Waterville Valley, New Hampshire.

Read more »
July 10, 2019

If you served in the U.S. Military and are considering a career in Addiction Counseling, here are two opportunities that, if you are eligible, can help you gain licensure (LADC I, II, Assistant) through the MA Bureau of Substance Addiction Services.

Seals of the Armed Forces

Apply some of the following training hours to LADC education requirements:

Read more »
July 1, 2019

The New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center (New England ATTC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new Leadership Development Program (LDP) for addictions professionals from all elements of the continuum of care. 

Read more »
May 29, 2019

BSAS is soliciting information to enhance re-entry services for Black and Latino men coming out of the correctional system.  The hope is to obtain information from both direct and indirect re-entry providers.  Indirect re-entry providers are those who “fill-in the gaps” when individuals do not engage in re-entry services (e.g. detox facilities, community mental health agencies).  The official RFI can be found on COMMBUYS here:

Read more »
April 19, 2019

Are you a student looking for ways to gain recognition in your field and ease your tuition burden?

The William White Scholarship was created to promote student addiction studies research and develop the importance of student research projects in NASAC accredited programs, NAADAC approved programs in higher education, or an accredited addiction studies higher education program acknowledged by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) that provides research or education to the addiction profession.

Read more »
February 21, 2019

The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (the Mass League), on behalf of the MassHealth Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Statewide Investments (SWI) Program, and in close collaboration with the Association for Behavioral Healthcare, has released applications for the second cycle of two DSRIP SWIs:

1.  Student Loan Repayment Program

Read more »