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March 13, 2020

The Executive Office of Human Services (EHS) has made available a series of guidance documents addressing COVID-19 at webpage.

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February 28, 2020

The annual HRSA National Health Service Corps' NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program is now open for applications, through April 23, 2020.

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February 10, 2020

The ASAM 51st Annual Conference - Innovations in Addiction Medicine and Science, will be held in Denver, CO, April 2 - April 5.

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October 9, 2019

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).

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July 10, 2019

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.

Seals of the Armed Forces

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July 1, 2019

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. 

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May 29, 2019

BSAS is soliciting information to enhance re-entry services for Black and Latino men coming out of the correctional system.  The hope is to obtain information from both direct and indirect re-entry providers.  Indirect re-entry providers are those who “fill-in the gaps” when individuals do not engage in re-entry services (e.g. detox facilities, community mental health agencies).  The official RFI can be found on COMMBUYS here:

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