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See this list of online and phone resources for statewide recovery services that are operating during the COVID-19 physical distancing period.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS) is providing this interim guidance to assist Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) with providing the medication that patients need during the State of Emergency while also limiting unnecessary exposure of COVID-19 to its clients and staff.
The Executive Office of Human Services (EHS) has made available a series of guidance documents addressing COVID-19 at Mass.gov webpage.
The annual HRSA National Health Service Corps' NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program is now open for applications, through April 23, 2020.
The ASAM 51st Annual Conference - Innovations in Addiction Medicine and Science, will be held in Denver, CO, April 2 - April 5.
April 1st is the deadline to apply for this year's New England Leadership Development Program.
The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 application period for the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors (MFP-AC). This program is made possible by a grant awarded to the NBCC Foundation in collaboration with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
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 Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services.