BMC OBAT Nurses Celebrated in the Boston Globe’s Salute to Nurses

Image from the Boston Globe, Sunday, May 6th, 2018.

Boston Medical Center’s Office-Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) Nurse Care Managers were highlighted in a special issue of the Boston Globe, the Salute to Nurses.  More than 90 OBAT patients contributed their thoughts to the OBAT nurses’ important work in treating addiction and helping patients piece their lives back together.  Program Director Colleen LaBelle also weighed in on the nurses’ commitment to improving their patients’ lives, saying, “We take care of the whole person.”  Read the full article here.

Boston Medical Center’s Efforts to Improve Nutrition for Those in Recovery from Addiction – Slate

A new article published in Slate this week highlights one of Boston Medical Center’s many services for people in recovery from substance use disorders.  Nutrition is a vital part of improving patients’ health, and BMC’s demonstration kitchen seeks to teach patients how to replace craving-inducing junk food with healthful, nutritious alternatives.  Read the full article here.