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  • Skill development for individuals and organizations providing prevention, treatment and recovery services.
  • People experiencing addiction, their families, and their friends.
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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Advocacy, Population-Specific

The American Psychiatric Association has created a new poster to help enforce the parity law and end discrimination. The poster clearly and simply explains the law and the steps to take when a violation is suspected. “Fair Insurance Coverage: It’s the Law.” Download...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Publications

ASAM’s Practice Improvement and Performance Measurement Action Group Performance Panel submitted this report to the ASAM Board of Directors with the goal of the performance measures being adopted by the organizations that address population...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training, Self-paced Online
Tags: CEU, Evidence-Based Practice, Recovery

The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine 40-hour CME Program empowers primary care and other providers to diagnose and treat patients at risk for or with addiction.

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is a professional...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Publications, Opioids
Tags: Cross-system, Evidence-Based Practice, Healthcare Integration, Opiates and Opioids

This Opioid Addiction Treatment guide is designed to help individuals and their families and friends understand what to expect from opioid treatment. It is available to look at online, or to order in print format.

Categories: Addictions Workforce Development, Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training, In-person, Population-Specific
Tags: Evidence-Based Practice, Youth and Young Adults

The Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA) is a developmentally appropriate treatment for youth and young adults (12-24 years old) with substance misuse or substance use disorders.  A-CRA is an evidence based treatment developed by Chestnut Health Systems.The brief treatment model can be...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Population-Specific

The Bureau of Substance Addiction Services actively promotes practice improvement in prevention, treatment and recovery systems of care. To that end, BSAS has articulated a set of principles which inform practice. BSAS publishes Practice Guidance papers, built on these principles, which describe best practices as well as why and how practice in specific areas can be improved. These are...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery

The Division on Addiction at the Cambridge Health Alliance, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, has created the Brief Addiction Science Information Source (BASIS), a virtual institute to advance addiction science, and addiction-related education and clinical services.  BASIS provides a forum for the free exchange of information related to addiction, and public access to the...

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Categories: Addictions Workforce Development, Prevention Treatment Recovery, Publications

This toolkit (PDF, 100 pages) is designed for provider organizations in the addictions field, their executives, managers and human resources staff. It includes practical resources and information to guide and assist providers as they face workforce issues associated...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery
Tags: Recovery
Categories: Addictions Workforce Development, Prevention Treatment Recovery, Opioids
Tags: Healthcare Integration, Opiates and Opioids, Recovery

Are you finding it difficult to stop using? If you've thought about cutting down or stopping, this web-based decision-making tool can help. If you are using narcotics, prescription pain medications, heroin, or any other opioid drug, this tool has information about some of your...

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Categories: Addictions Workforce Development, Prevention Treatment Recovery
Tags: Business Operations

The Grayken Center for Addiction at Boston Medical Center (BMC) has designed a set of tools and resources to support organizations in understanding and addressing substance use disorders (SUDs).

The library is organized in five sections, including tips on engaging your entire organization, ways...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Advocacy

Faces & Voices of Recovery is dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, our families, friends and allies into recovery community organizations and networks, to promote the right and resources to recover through advocacy, education and...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Population-Specific

The Family Engagement Inventory (FEI) is designed to assist professionals in child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, early education, and education to learn how family engagement is defined and implemented across these fields of practice. 

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery
Tags: Prevention, Recovery

If you need advice and support on where to turn, there are many options.

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training

Hazelden, a part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, helps individuals, families, and communities struggling with alcohol abuse, substance abuse, and drug addiction at all stages of the treatment and recovery process.

Hazelden offers a variety of professional ...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery

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Join Together is a news aggregation service from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids that provides daily or breaking substance abuse and addiction news.

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Publications

The Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment (JSAT) features original research, systematic reviews and reports on meta-analyses and, with editorial approval, special articles on the assessment and treatment of substance use and addictive disorders, including alcohol, illicit and prescription drugs...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery

The Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MASSTAPP) supports communities across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in addressing substance abuse prevention, offering technical assistance, capacity building, and resources to Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS)-funded programs and...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Advocacy, Training

The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to reducing the social, financial and emotional costs of problem gambling.

It advocates for services to help people with gambling disorders, their...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Advocacy

The mission of Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) is to organize recovering individuals, families and friends into a collective voice to educate the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other addictions.

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Categories: Addictions Workforce Development, Prevention Treatment Recovery

Find information on licensed alcohol and drug counselors.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Addiction Services provides links to look up licensed programs and counselors for treatment and prevention of substance use and addictions.

Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Population-Specific
Tags: Evidence-Based Practice, Healthcare Integration, Opiates and Opioids, Recovery

This toolkit provides guidance in regards to the medical, psychological, and social needs of pregnant women with opioid use disorders, thereby improving maternal and newborn health outcomes. It has been developed to help maternal health providers advance the clinical interventions by offering screening, treatment...

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Categories: Addictions Workforce Development, Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training, Publications, Opioids
Tags: CEU, Cross-system, Evidence-Based Practice, Healthcare Integration, Opiates and Opioids

The National Library of Medicine's Opioid Resource List provides regularly-updated links related to: 

  • Understanding Addiction
  • Opioid Overdose
  • Opioid Drugs
  • Medications to Treat Opioid Addiction
  • Opioid Prescribing
  • Pregnancy, Opioid use and NAS
  • ...
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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training, Opioids
Tags: Opiates and Opioids

Boston Medical Center’s Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) website offers a number of services. Visitors can learn about the OBAT Nurse Care Manager Model developed at Boston Medical Center (BMC), access free resources, and find out about the...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery
Tags: Opiates and Opioids, Recovery, Service Members, Veterans, and Families

Do you think you might have a problem with alcohol or other drugs (including tobacco)? Are you engaging in behavior that might be putting you or people you care about at risk for physical or emotional harm? Are you having problems in your social, work, or home life that you think might be related to your use of alcohol, other drugs, gambling, or taking risks?

There are many resources...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training
Tags: Prevention

In this 5-hour Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention course, you will learn about the history of prevention, key concepts and definitions, and specific drug effects—and get a glimpse of the effects of substance use and addiction on the brain.

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training
Tags: Prevention

In this 2-hour Making the Most of Key Informant Interviews course, you will learn how to plan and conduct key informant interviews that produce the valuable information you need to inform your prevention efforts.

Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training
Tags: Prevention

In this 2-hour Prevention SustainAbilities: Understanding the Basics course, you will explore what sustainability looks like in the context of substance misuse prevention—and how to prepare for sustainability planning in your community.

Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Advocacy

The aim of the Recovery Research Institute is to present the evidence about addiction recovery and how you can achieve it on your own, by engaging with communities that support recovery, or by seeking treatment.

Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training

The mission of the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is to improve behavioral health through evidence-based prevention approaches.

Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training

The mission of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is to promote community-based substance abuse treatment and recovery services for individuals and families in every community. CSAT provides national leadership to improve access, reduce barriers, and promote high quality, effective treatment and...

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Categories: Addictions Workforce Development, Prevention Treatment Recovery

This Quick Guide for Clinical Supervisors (PDF) is based on TIP 52, "Clinical Supervison and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor."  It offers tips for clinical supervision in the substance abuse treatment field, and covers functions of a clinical supervisor, developmental...

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SAMHSA's Strategic Prevention Framework uses a five-step planning process to guide states, jurisdictions, tribes, and communities in the selection, implementation, and evaluation of effective, culturally appropriate, and sustainable prevention activities.  See also the resources from...

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Community Toolbox's Strategic Prevention Framework resources. The Strategic Prevention Framework outlines a process that an organization, initiative, community, or state can follow in order to prevent and reduce the use and abuse of...

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A collection of alcohol and other drug resources from the Healey Library at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Opioids
Tags: Opiates and Opioids

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed this information to help employers and workers understand the risk of opioid...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Opioids
Tags: Opiates and Opioids

Chapter 52 of the Acts of 2016, an act relative to substance use, treatment, education and prevention (“the STEP Act”) established Voluntary Non-Opioid Directives. The form allows people to decline in advance any treatment option that includes opioids. Anyone can sign one of these...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery
Tags: Prevention

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The effect of wellness and nutrition on addiction and recovery

Wellness and nutrition can affect vulnerability to addiction, and can support or hinder recovery. 

Health promotion activities can foster brain and other physical changes that support recovery and assist with management or prevention of cravings....

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