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Adolescents and teenagers are prone to alcohol and drug use
Press Releases

Recreational Marijuana Initiative Position of the MGH/MGHfC

Research

Tailoring Medications for Alcohol Use Disorder: Naltrexone may be best for reward drinkers

Research

Can peer recovery coaches in the emergency room help link people with opioid use disorder to treatment?

Research

Video visits for substance use disorder on the rise, but still lag well behind those for mental health

Research

Continued drinking is common, but risky for individuals in remission from alcohol use disorder

Research

What is Recovery Anyways? A proposed novel way of measuring ‘recovery’, informed by those in recovery and service providers

Research

Lost in Translation: Does regular misuse of prescription opioids affect one’s ability to understand others’ emotions?

Research

Using Opioid Use Disorder Medication Without a Prescription: How common is it and what are the reasons behind it?

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Videos

Live webcast series on addiction stigma and discrimination for healthcare providers
May 1, 2018

Why Addiction is a Disease & Why It’s Important Webcast

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) & the Recovery Research Institute (RRI) have teamed up to present a 4-part educational initiative to address stigma and discrimination in addiction.

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Live webcast series on addiction stigma and discrimination for healthcare providers
Jun 12, 2018

Reducing Discriminatory Practices in Clinical Settings Webcast

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) & the Recovery Research Institute (RRI) have teamed up to present a 4-part educational initiative to address stigma and discrimination in addiction.

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Live webcast series on addiction stigma and discrimination for healthcare providers
Jun 20, 2018

A Future Without Discrimination Webcast

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) & the Recovery Research Institute (RRI) have teamed up to present a 4-part educational initiative to address stigma and discrimination in addiction.

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