Addiction & Recovery: The Importance of Human Connection

December 28th, 2021

By: Shannon Schwoeble and Sarah Howroyd, MSW, LCSW


From April 2020-2021, 100,306 parents, spouses, siblings, friends, colleagues, and neighbors in the United States died[...]

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The Original Pandemic: Commercial Tobacco

March 31st, 2021

By: Lauren Kemmeter


All mentions of tobacco in this article refer to commercial tobacco and nicotine products and not sacred and[...]

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Integrating Addiction Treatment in Primary Care: Training Needs and Novel Approaches

November 10th, 2020

By: Bethany Canver, MD, MSW, MSSP, Emma Biegacki, MPH and Kenneth Morford, MD


Addiction is a chronic medical condition that carries significantly elevated risk of morbidity and mortality, as the[...]

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COVID-19 and Homelessness in Boston: Thoughts from the Initial Surge

June 30th, 2020

By: Jim O'Connell, MD


The COVID-19 pandemic has cast health inequities into stark relief, though this hasn’t surprised those of us already[...]

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Running, Community, and Accountability to Get Back on My Feet

June 24th, 2020

By: Jen Hyde, MS


It’s 5:30 am, and while most of the world may still be sleeping, our community comes together, greeting each other with[...]

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The Road to Recovery: Women’s Health and Substance Use Disorder

July 31st, 2019

By: Ja'Dana J. Ellcock-Crayton


The residents of Charlestown, Massachusetts have been sharply impacted by the devastating opioid crisis. According to[...]

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An Unexpected Privilege: Caring for Those with Substance Use Disorder

July 29th, 2019

By: Priyanka K. Naithani


Seated in a state of the art, royal blue auditorium, Jimmy Kamel folds his hands and softly conveys, “my ultimate goal[...]

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