News Archives

  • Ashland Daily Tidings

    July 18th, 2018

    Offering a Hand Up Instead of Handcuffs — mentions alumna Davida Schiff

  • Behavioral Healthcare

    July 6th, 2018

    Leaders Call Restricting Methadone Treatment to Clinic Settings Outdated — quotes Jeffrey Samet, professor of community health sciences

  • NPR

    June 22nd, 2018

    After An Overdose, Patients Aren’t Getting Treatments That Could Prevent the Next One — references study co-authored by Na Wang, statistical analyst in the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Data Analytics Center; and Ziming Xuan, associate professor of community health sciences

  • Boston 25 News

    June 5th, 2018

    25 Investigates: Cash for Treatment Policy Prompts Complaint vs. Rehab Doc — quotes David Rosenbloom, professor of health law, policy & management

  • Eligibility, Communication Issues Barriers to Substance Use Disorder Treatment

    May 16th, 2018

    Of 21.7 million Americans in need of substance use disorder treatment, only 2.35 million receive treatment at specialty facility.

  • New York Times

    March 6th, 2018

    Overshadowed by the Opioid Crisis: A Comeback by Cocaine — opinion by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy

  • ‘We Have to Make It Easier to Get Help Than to Get High’

    January 26th, 2018

    At Dean’s Seminar, US Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams urged partnerships across sectors to put evidence-based strategies into practice against opioid epidemic.

  • Boston Globe

    November 30th, 2017

    An Ad Campaign Against Opioid Addiction Is Drawing Criticism — quotes Richard Saitz, professor of community health sciences

  • NPR

    November 22nd, 2017

    Asking About Opioids: A Treatment Plan Can Make All the Difference — quotes Richard Saitz, professor of community health sciences

  • WBUR

    November 14th, 2017

    Mass. Opioid Overdose Deaths Are Down 10 Percent So Far This Year — quotes Dean Sandro Galea