News & Updates
Only 1 in 4 young adults and 1 in 21 adolescents receive medications for opioid use disorder. The CARE Unit's Dr. Scott Hadland highlights the need for greater to access to treatment for youth with opioid use disorder. Click here to read more.
Read more about the importance of person-first language in this article featuring CARE Unit's Dr. Rich Saitz here.
Congratulations to the following CARE Unit Faculty who have been awarded new funding between June-October, 2020. A $160,369 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for a project entitled, “Competitive revision to Stigma, Risk Behaviors and Health Care among HIV-infected Russian People Who Inject Drugs.” Karsten Lunze from... More
Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, addiction medicine has been transformed and expanded. Read more about this article featuring CARE Unit's Dr. Alex Walley here.
WBUR | May 21, 2020 When the coronavirus pandemic hit, 51-year-old Gigi Geary decided to move from Boston to stay with family in a remote area of New Hampshire. She's particularly at risk because she's undergoing cancer treatments, so she wanted to isolate herself as much as possible. Moving to New... More
Dr. Bagley's work in addiction medicine led to the creation of the groundbreaking CATALYST Clinic. More
Boston Medical Center (BMC) was awarded $89 million in funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to lead a research study with the goal of reducing opioid deaths by 40% in some of the most heavily impacted Massachusetts communities in... More
DrugFree.org: Featured News: Rapid Response to Fentanyl Overdose is Critical (Alexander Walley, MD, MSc) MetroWest Daily News: Local Approach To Treating Opioid Addiction (Marc Larochelle, MD, MPH) BYU Radio: Opioid Misconceptions, Electric Scooters, Faith and Gang Violence (Jeffrey Samet, MD, MPH) The Boston Globe: Addicted People Often End Up In Jail. And That Can Be Deadly For Them (Alexander Walley, MD, More