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July 23, 2021

Promoting Resilience and Mental Health Among Health Professional Workforce (HRSA 22-110)Approximately 10 awards will be made totaling approximately $29 million over three years to health care organizations to support members of their workforce. This includes establishing, enhancing, or expanding evidence-informed programs or protocols to adopt, promote and implement an organizational culture of wellness that includes resilience and mental health among their employees.

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July 1, 2021

The Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS) is conducting several stakeholder surveys to better understand the Commonwealth’s Recovery Coach and Addiction Peer Support Workforce.

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June 18, 2021

The Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS) is conducting several stakeholder surveys to better understand the Commonwealth’s Recovery Coach and Addiction Peer Support Workforce. This survey aims to collect information on the experience, demographics, training, supervision, work structure, and satisfaction of individuals providing peer recovery coaching or recovery coach supervision services.

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April 22, 2021

National Health Service Corps Programs – application deadline: May 27, 2021

National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Programs – see this comparison page to decide which program is best for you.

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March 9, 2021

Updated! Register here for an April 27, 2021, 2:30pm webinar providing the Community Behavioral Health Centers Program Review. Community Behavioral Health Centers will be implemented as part of the MA Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS)'s recently announced Roadmap for Behavioral Health Reform, a 

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February 3, 2021

The New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) is pleased to announce the 5th cohort of the Leadership Development Program (LDP) for addiction professionals from across the continuum of care. This program will focus on key leadership skills using a range of learning methods designed to increase your effectiveness immediately.

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January 8, 2021

The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD) has compiled this list of available federal loan repayment and fellowship programs:

Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program 

Agency: Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) 

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November 13, 2020

More and more opportunities are becoming available to learn about how addiction and other behavioral health issues are affected and exacerbated by racism and racial inequities. Check out these recent webinars, trainings, and publications to get up to learn more:

RECORDED/CREATED WEBINARS/TRAININGS:

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