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Information from leaders in the addiction field to help fight stigma and create awareness of current issues facing providers and patients today.
NBC News | May 14 2018
A research team led by Scott Hadland, MD, MPH, found evidence that even small payments or free meals influenced opioid prescribing habits.
Stigma associated with medication treatment for young adults with opioid use disorder: a case series
Addiction Science & Clinical Practice | May 4 2018
Grayken Center physicians present three real cases of stigma associated with medication treatment for young adults with opioid use disorder.
The Boston Sun | May 4 2018
Two BMC residents started a grass-roots effort to train all staff at BMC on how to spot an overdose, administer naloxone (the opiate reversal nasal spray), and to get naloxone into more potentially life-saving hands.
Grayken News | April 27 2018
BMC’s Project RECOVER will bridge a gap in care by linking and engaging people who are injecting opioids in outpatient treatment with medication.
Your Teen Magazine | April 2018
“When families are in the throes of this, they forget that teens can get better—do get better,” said Sarah Bagley, MD, director of BMC’s CATALYST clinic for youths with addiction.
STAT | March 20 2018
White House attention on the opioid epidemic is always welcome, but President Trump's plan to combat this public health crisis falls short in several areas, says Michael Botticelli, executive director of the Grayken Center for Addiction.
Slate | March 20 2018
Addiction Now | March 19 2018
The Washington Post | March 19 2018
The Washington Post | Feb. 22 2018
WBUR | Feb. 14 2018
The Boston Globe | Jan. 29 2018
Boston Herald | Jan. 24 2018
CommonWealth Magazine | Jan. 9, 2017
Grayken Center | Dec. 19, 2017
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BMC News | Dec. 6 2017
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Mass Live | October 19, 2017
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WBUR | August 2, 2017
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The White House | June 16, 2017
BMC community members contributed 10-word stories describing how addiction and/or recovery has affected their lives.
BMC Gala 2017
Addiction is here. So is BMC.
Daring Origins: Sarah Bagley, MD
Sarah Bagley, MD's work in addiction medicine led to the creation of the groundbreaking CATALYST Clinic which is solely dedicated to adolescents and young adults struggling with substance use.
Addiction is the most pressing public health crisis of our time. It is a chronic, medical condition that can impair health and function and is characterized by repeated use of a substance despite harmful consequences. In this segment, Michael Botticelli, one of the nation's leading addiction experts, who served as the Director of National Drug Control Policy at the White House under President Obama and is currently the Director of Boston Medical Center's newly established Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine, joins the show to discuss how policy makers, clinicians, patients and families in crisis from across the country are turning to BMC because of its expertise and leadership in caring for patients with addiction. Among the busiest, most comprehensive treatment centers for behavioral health and addiction treatment in the country, BMC has established a formal Addiction Center to help turn the tide on this national crisis.
From policy makers to clinicians to patients and families in crisis, people across the country are turning to Boston Medical Center because of its expertise and leadership in caring for patients with addiction. Among the busiest, most comprehensive treatment centers for behavioral health and addiction treatment in the country, BMC has long been an epicenter of innovation, creating replicable care models in the field, providing training to those at the front lines of the opioid crisis sweeping the nation, and conducting research. Now, BMC has established the Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine. Listen as Alexander Y. Walley, MD and Jessica Gray, MD discuss the Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine as a way to help turn the tide on this national crisis.