-- Address specific funding deficits in the residential recovery system, funded by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
, which has not seen an increase in rates in nine years.
Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
' 2009 statistical report showed 949 admissions for substance abuse in Malden.
One such effort is the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling's collaborative work with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
(DPH/BSAS), to integrate gambling disorder services into traditional substance disorder prevention and treatment systems.
The department's Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
and the State Department of Mental Health in part supported the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit and mental health services at HCCC.
Data from the DPH's Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
shows that nearly half of all people receiving treatment in the publicly funded system reported opioids as their primary or secondary drug of choice in FY13.
Kristin Nolan, executive director of outpatient services for Spectrum Health Systems, said the state Department of Public Health's Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
has the final word on when a licensed methadone treatment center can close for a day.
Patrick's proposed $3 million cuts to the Department of Public Health's Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
and other addiction programs for fiscal 2015.
In the area of addiction services, the governor proposed cutting $3 million in services from the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
, and $300,000 from the successful jail diversion program for individuals addicted to opiates -- at a time when the Senate president calls the upsurge in opioid use as being "an epidemic.''