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Jan

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School-based Alternative Peer Group (APG): An Innovative Solution to Reach Disadvantaged Students, Advance Behavioral Health Equity and Reduce Stigma in the Prevention and Recovery of Adolescent Addiction

Posted by on January 4th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The following blog post was written by Stephanie Briody, co-founder of Behavior Health Innovators, Inc. in South Chatham, Massachusetts. Behaviorial Health Innovators is a recent recipient of NNLM NER grant funding. Stephanie shares the work of  her team, creating a program that provides in-school support and treatment for high school students with Substance Use Disorder…. Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Nov

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Living in Freedom Together (LIFT)

Posted by on November 12th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

  The following post is written by Nicole Bell, the founder and CEO of the non-profit organization LIFT (Living in Freedom Together).  Nicole Bell and Dr. Marianne Sarkis from Clark University were recently awarded a Community Engagement grant from the New England region. The name of their  project is “Trauma-Informed Training for Health Providers, Educators,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, NLM Resources, Public Health

Aug

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Words Matter

Posted by on August 31st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Who do you think would receive the better medical care… an “abuser” or a person who suffers from “substance use disorder”? Nearly 21 million people in the US have a substance use disorder, however, just ten percent of that number actually get treatment. What keeps people from getting the help they need? The number one… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health, Webinars

Jul

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Learn to Cope First Annual Conference

Posted by on July 2nd, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Massachusetts Governor Charile Baker provides a video welcome to those at the First Annual Learn to Cope Conference       Pillman: Exhibit built with all of the prescription medication bottles formerly used by a man now in recovery             They say knowledge is power. From what I saw and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Jul

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New Opiate Addiction & Treatment Resource from SIS

Posted by on July 5th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The National Library of Medicine’s Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) has released a new portal for Opiate Addiction and Treatment. This portal includes links to reliable, vetted information covering a number of aspects related to the opioid crisis including Understanding Addiction, Overdose, Treatments, Pregnancy, and more. As many are aware, opioid use and addiction… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

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