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October 5, 2018

The Grayken Center of Boston Medical Center has launched its Employer Resource Library, a set of tools and resources to support organizations in understanding and addressing substance use disorders (SUDs) in the wo

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August 21, 2018

Julia Ojeda, BSAS Recovery Support Services Coordinator, receives DMH’s first Peer Workforce Champion Award

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August 21, 2018

Careers of Substance receives an Innovation Award from the Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce

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July 24, 2018

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. The LDP has been designed by Peter Smith, with input from a committee of addictions professionals.

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July 12, 2018

Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities have recently been approved to become NHSC Sites!

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June 20, 2018

Boston Medical Center (BMC)’s Grayken Center for Addiction has issued a press release announcing its study on the impact of peer recovery coaches on patients with substance use disorder (SUD), including focusing on providing support to patients and helping them achieve sustained recovery.

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May 1, 2018

Good news for anyone who has been working toward their Certified Addiction Recovery Coach credential: you now have until March 31, 2019 to complete your 60 hours of education, 500 hours of supervised recovery coaching experience, and complete your application for certification without having to sit for the exam.

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April 3, 2018

 

DEADLINE HAS NOW PASSED - MassHealth DSRIP Statewide Investments: Application Release for Community-Based Primary Care and Behavioral Health Workforce Initiatives: Primary Care/Behavioral Health Special Projects Program

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