New England Region

Presentation slides from the 2019 New England Summer School of Addiction Studies Marijuana Policy Plenary session: The Evolution of State Cannabis Policies and Where Prevention Fits In

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, October 2019 Presentation description: Cannabis laws and policies are rapidly changing in states. Various decriminalization, medical marijuana, and adult-use marijuana policies are being debated and moving through state... read more

Free On-Demand Prevention Courses

New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, July 2019 The New England PTTC has developed free self-paced prevention courses that have been posted to the PTTC Network’s learning portal.  This is one of the strategies of the New England PTTC to... read more

RI PREVCON 2019 Keynote Address

Marisa Silveri, 2019 Marisa M. Silveri, PhD, has been studying the neurobiology of brain development and consequences of alcohol and drug abuse using preclinical and clinical models for over two decades. During her keynote address at RI PREVCON 2019, she presented an... read more

MA Substance Abuse Education and Information Helpline

Health Resource in Action, 2016 Since 1997, HRiA has managed the MA Substance Abuse Education and Information Helpline on behalf of the MA Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services. The Helpline is a comprehensive call center and website that... read more

Relationship between Nonmedical Prescription-Opioid Use and Heroin Use

The New England Journal of Medicine, 2016 The studies shows: The transition from prescription opioid non-medical use to heroin use appears to be part of the progression of opioid addiction in a subset of opioid users. Increased heroin use among non-medical users of... read more

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