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Opioid Overdose Prevention Information 

Over the past ten years, opioid overdoses have increased significantly in Massachusetts. In response, DPH has implemented a number of projects to reduce the number of overdoses.

Substance Use Prevention for the General Public 

Information and resources related to preventing the misuse of alcohol and other drugs.

Substance Use Prevention for Parents 

As a parent, you have a huge influence on your child’s decisions.

Treatment and Recovery Services 

Treatment works. Recovery is possible.

FIRST Steps Together 

A peer coaching and parenting support program

Information for Substance Addiction Providers 

Information and resources for substance addiction providers.

LADC and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program Licensing 

Information and resources for licensed alcohol and drug counselors (LADCs).

Section 35  

Frequently Asked Questions about Civil Commitment of those with substance addiction problems and other options

Substance Addiction Data and Reports 

Treatment Statistics and resources provided by the Bureau of Substance Addiction Services.

BSAS Legislative Resources  

Laws and regulations related to substance use and misuse in Massachusetts

Department of Public Health Public Records 

DPH has a designated Records Access Officer (RAO) who will receive and respond to your public records requests.