Effects of Medication Abuse

An NIH Fact Sheet that discusses the issue of medications – opioids and depressants – and seniors.

Grandparents Step In

An NPR radio discussion on another challenge in opiates addiction: Thousands of grandparents in Massachusetts are having to raise their grandchildren because the parents are addicted to opiates.

State Without Stigma Tool Kit

Find customizable signs, photos, and sample messages, plus helpful guidelines for using social media and hashtag messages to support the MA State Without Stigma Campaign

MA State Without Stigma Campaign

Join the MA State Campaign against stigma of drug misuse. Help change the way we think about, talk about and treat people with addiction.

In this report, the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) examines
how to help move towards a strong prevention-oriented,
continuum-of-care approach to substance misuse — looking at
policies and programs that have a high impact for improving the
well-being of America’s youth.

MGH West End Clinic

The West End Clinic (WEC) of Massachusetts General Hospital is an outpatient clinic located on the MGH main campus in Boston. It serves patients with alcohol and drug addictions, co-existing mental health conditions, and other types of addictions.

Women and Drugs

NIH website designed for women and the general public to learn about the gender differences and unique concerns for women affected by substance use.

e-Learning Center of ASAM

The e-Learning Center of American Society of Addiction Medicine provides over 300 hours of CME on addiction medicine.

The Truth about Suboxone

“The Truth About Suboxone” is an article about the persistent stigma around medication treatment of substance use disorders, written by Maria Szalavitz.