COVID-19

Resources for Massachusetts substance addiction services providers related to the COVID-19 emergency are provided below.

This list will be updated at least weekly.

To submit a resource, contact us. Put “COVID-19 resource” in the subject line.

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (BSAS)

Contact Ian Bain with questions

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (MBSACC)

  • Testing has been suspended for the duration of the epidemic.

National Council Financing ECHO - 3 sessions from 2019. Recordings are available to play if you fill out the registration form, even though the live presentation date has passed.

FCC Telehealth funding opportunity - outpatient programs eligible

Note

Key issues identified by providers include:

  • delivering services online (technology and adapting to varying availability, considerations for treatment, billing, records/EHR connectivity, home monitoring)
  • keeping safe those who provide and receive services in person
  • prescriber guidance (e.g. Buprenorphine)
  • legal changes affecting privacy (42 CFR, HIPAA)