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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals


Patient and Family Resources

Patient Advocacy Brochure: Know Your Rights
This brochure gives patients information on their rights when they access treatment for substance use disorder and outlines steps they can take to report programs that violate their rights.
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Finding Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

Health Resources in Action: Find a treatment center Massachusetts
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Pregnant, Postpartum, and Parenting Women with Substance Use Disorder

Journey Recovery Project
Designed for pregnant and parenting women with SUD, this interactive web-based resource from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health includes informational slideshows, videos from peers in recovery, and links to more information and services. This site is intended to increase access to treatment and provide guidance and support to women in recovery.
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Resources for Families

Free CRAFT education for families from Allies in Recovery
Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) is an evidence-based program that teaches family members and loved ones skills and techniques to help both themselves and their loved ones with substance use disorders. Allies in Recovery has developed an online version that is FREE to people in Massachusetts. CRAFT is proven to decrease caregiver stress and depression, increase treatment initiation in people with substance use disorders, reduce drug and alcohol use, and be effective with adolescents. This is an excellent evidence-based resource to offer family members and loved ones.
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