Praxis Training for Massachusetts Addiction Professionals

Praxis: Training for Massachusetts Addiction Professionals

Praxis supports public health professionals in delivering recovery-oriented, trauma-informed services to people living with substance use disorders and related challenges. We use the latest research to deliver cutting edge trainings and technical assistance.
Praxis trainings and technical assistance are free to all Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services funded addiction treatment programs. Contact Praxis at or 781-247-1716 for more information.

Praxis is a project of the Center for Social Innovation with support from the Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS) in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.


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The quarterly newsletter from Praxis shares information on current issues in Harm Reduction, HIV/AIDS Care Integration, Medication-Assisted Treatment, Opioid Overdose Prevention, and Viral Hepatitis Care Integration. Recent editions:

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Due to an increase in the number of HIV infections reported, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health asks clinical care providers to increase vigilance for the potential for HIV infection for patients that report current or recent injection drug use.
According to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (April 14, 2017), the highly-potent, short-acting opiate fentanyl was involved in two-thirds of roughly 200 recent opioid overdose deaths occurring within a six-month period in southeast Massachusetts.
China carfentanil ban a ‘game-changer’ for opioid epidemic. Learn more.
MassHealth to pay for Hepatitis C treatment for enrolled members effective August 1, 2016. Learn more.
Learn more about the Massachusetts law addressing the opioid epidemic.
State Without StigMA is a Massachusetts public education campaign combatting the stigmas associated with people who experience opioid addictions. Learn more.
A 2015 study found one out of 183 Massachusetts residents diagnosed between 2001 and 2011 with acute Hepatitis C infection was reported to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC estimates that new Hepatitis C infections in 2013 could have been as high as 101,400 compared to the number reported (2,138). Read more.