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LOCAL NEWS CONCERNING SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS


Peer Recovery Support Center holds a ribbon cutting, MV Times, February 9, 2020


New Peer Recovery Center Opens, Vineyard Gazette, February 6, 2020


Gosnold detox center will continue to serve Islanders, MV Times, February 4, 2020


On My Mind: A personal story of family opioid and alcohol dependence, MV Times, January 29, 2020


Dry January — it’s a thing, MV Times, January 15, 2020


Teenage Vaping, MV Times, January 7, 2020


We moderated our use of alcohol and drugs, MV Times, January 2, 2020


SUD Public Health Campaign Committee, MVY Radio, December 15, 2019


Substance use disorder campaign set to launch in November, MV Times, October 31, 2019


Public Health Campaign Takes Aim at Culture of Alcohol, Drugs, Vineyard Gazette, October 24, 2019


On My Mind: A public health campaign for the Vineyard, MV Times, October 17, 2019


Housing Insecurity Poses Health Risks, Hospital Survey Finds, Vineyard Gazette, September 2, 2019


Pushing Project Outreach: ‘It’s going to save lives’ , MV Times, August 16, 2019


M.V. Film Festival features a full week, including ‘Bedlam’, MV Times, August 7, 2019


On My Mind: Sanity, Dr. Charles Silberstein, MV Times, August 7, 2019


State study: Opioid hospital visits down in 2017, MV Times, August 1, 2019


Coming together: Concert will help in the fight against opioid addiction, MV Times, July 17, 2019


Island housing crisis is impacting children, MV Times, July 1, 2019


Addiction: Navigating the system, MV Times, June 26, 2019


From pain, dad starts addiction nonprofit, MV Times, June 12, 2019


Edibles blamed for Edgartown overdoses, MV Times, May 17, 2019


Intervention Center Is Early Success Story, Vineyard Gazette, May 16, 2019


Island Intervention Center releases pilot-year review, MV Times, May 15, 2019


State awards grant for Island recovery support center, MV Times, May 8, 2019


AIDS Support Group quietly expands to Vineyard, Cape Cod Times, May 7, 2019


Silberstein is new MVCS medical director, MV Times, May 21, 2019


Opioid epidemic hits home hard, MV Times, April 17, 2019


Concerns Rise Over Vaping, Discipline at High School, MV Times, March 9, 2019


MVTV’s ‘Addiction— Got a Minute?’, MV Times, March 6, 2019


Patient Centric team grows: Medical marijuana dispensary announces team, MV Times, February 4, 2019


More needed in fight against substance use disorder, January 23, 2019


State Award Aids Substance Abuse Recovery, Vineyard Gazette, May 3, 2019


Light in the darkness, MV Times, November 28, 2018


On My Mind: A public health campaign for the Vineyard, MV Times, October 17, 2018


Faces of food insecurity: The caseworkers, MV Times, October 10, 2018


Walking Out of the Darkness for Suicide Prevention, Vineyard Gazette, September 26, 2018


A blueprint for healthy school changes, MV Times, September 19, 2018


Experts Map Strategy to Improve Health Education in Schools, Vineyard Gazette, September 17, 2018


Task Force Aims to Combat Marijuana Use Among Youth, Vineyard Gazette, August 14, 2018


Staying Vigilant for Suicide Prevention All Day, Every Day, Vineyard Gazette, August 9, 2018


Island mother: ‘Stop killing our kids’, MV Times, August 1, 2018


Mental Health Needs on the Rise in Island Schools, Vineyard Gazette, July 24, 2018


Island schools plan to revamp mental health programs, MV Times, July 20, 2018


Islander launches drug and alcohol intervention service, MV Times, July 3, 2018


Marijuana Sales Are Legal, But No Outlets on Island, Vineyard Gazette, June 28, 2018


On my mind: What to do if you have a mentally ill family member?, MV Times, June 6, 2018


MVCS celebrates new treatment facility, MV Times, May 22, 2018


Community Services Opens New Clinic, Vineyard Gazette, May 22, 2018


On My Mind: Cannabidiol (CBD) before weed, MV Times, May 9, 2018


MVCS to expand addiction treatment services, MV Times, May 2, 2018


Community Services Opens Clinic to Help Treat Drug Addiction, Vineyard Gazette, April 26, 2018


Sobering Statistics, Vineyard Gazette, January 18, 2018


Pilot Detox Program Sees Success, Vineyard Gazette, January 11, 2018


On My Mind: Weed and the developing brain, MV Times, December 12, 2017


Cigarettes may be snuffed out, but vaping’s not, MV Times, November 30, 2017


Michael Blanchard uses imagery to fight addiction, MV Times, November 29, 2017


Mental illness on Martha’s Vineyard: Life and death with severe bipolar disorder, MV Times, October 18, 2017


On My Mind: The ultimate alcoholism counselor, MV Times, October 4, 2017


A hike on the Long Trail forges a path to opioid recovery, MV Times, September 6, 2017


Hiking the Long Trail for a Good Cause, Vineyard Gazette, September 3, 2017


The Person of the Week: Eric Adams, Recovery Coach, mvyradio, July 20, 2017


Pilot Creating Ready Access to Detox Sees Brisk Participation, Vineyard Gazette, June 27, 2017


Crisis Stabilization Center at Red House Becomes Reality, Vineyard Gazette, May 24, 2017


‘Red House’ is changing hands, MV Times, May 24, 2017


Editorial: Suboxone: No stigma MV Times, February 15, 2017


National debate over Suboxone use is also a Vineyard debate, MV Times, February 15, 2017


Detox pilot program off to a good start, MV Times, February 15, 2017


On My Mind: Politics and mental health, MV Times, February 21, 2017


Island Wide Youth Collaborative takes a preventive stance on substance abuse, MV Times, February 14, 2017


DPH head urges Islanders to rethink addiction assumptions, MV Times, February 8, 2017


Forum Focuses on Addiction Prevention, Removing Stigma, Vineyard Gazette, February 7, 2017


Youth Survey Shows Decrease in Alcohol Use; Marijuana Use on the Rise, Vineyard Gazette, February 23, 2017


Marijuana use at MVRHS is well above state and national averages, MV Times, February 22, 2017


DPH commissioner to keynote Vineyard substance abuse forum, MV Times, January 25, 2017


MVCS telemedicine clinic boosts mental health care on Martha’s Vineyard, January 20, 2017


MVRHS hosts forum on teen substance abuse, January 16, 2017


Collaboration the key to detox breakthrough on Martha’s Vineyard, MV Times, January 11, 2016


Agreement Clears Path to Detox for Islanders, Vineyard Gazette, January 5, 2017


Islanders have priority access to two off-Island detox centers, MV Times, January 4, 2017


On My Mind: How do I deal with seasonal depression?, MV Times, December 28, 2016


Islandwide Group Works to Create Better Response to Addiction, Vineyard Gazette, December 22, 2016


Anxiety Is Insatiable; Expert Advises Don't Feed the Beast, December 15, 2016


Treating substance-use disorder on Martha’s Vineyard, MV Times, Nov 17, 2016


Record-Keeping Disarray Stymies Addiction Study, Vineyard Gazette, October 31, 2016


For Patrick Kennedy the Personal is Political, Vineyard Gazette, August 16, 2016


Recovery coaches chart new game plan to tackle addiction, MV Times, August 11, 2016


Islanders Join Forces, Shape Strategy at Forum on Opiate Addiction, Vineyard Gazette, June 9, 2016


Islanders marshal forces to fight opiate addiction, MV Times, June 8, 2016


Forum Addresses Heroin Addiction on Martha's Vineyard, Vineyard Gazette, June 2, 2016