Office Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance (OBAT TTA)

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

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Vanessa dellaBitta

Vanessa dellaBitta, MPH

Program Coordinator

Vanessa is a Program Coordinator for the OBAT TTA program and the HEALing Communities Study (HCS) in Massachusetts. Vanessa supports OBAT programs involved with HCS throughout the state, as well as OBAT TTA-related activities of the HCS Care Continuum Core. She is also responsible for coordinating OBAT TTA Recovery Coach initiatives. Vanessa earned her MPH from Boston University, where she focused her studies on medication treatment for opioid use disorder and qualitative addiction research. Vanessa received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin — Madison, where she co-founded a collegiate recovery program to support students in or seeking addiction recovery.

OBAT TTA is a program of Boston Medical Center (BMC), a 514-bed academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End and the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

Funding for OBAT TTA is provided by:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS)
GE Foundation

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