Zero Stigma. Zero Deaths.

An Initiative to End the Opioid Epidemic

RIZE Massachusetts is an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts and reduce its devastating impact on people, communities, and our economy.

Zero Stigma. Zero Deaths.

An Initiative to End the Opioid Epidemic

RIZE Massachusetts is an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts and reduce its devastating impact on people, communities, and our economy.

TOGETHER IN RECOVERY (TiR)

Our TiR initiative fosters an accessible, integrated treatment and recovery network in Massachusetts. Hear from experts and people with lived experience in our new series of TiR videos and other resources.

2017-Present

In this impact report, we proudly present our first 1,000 days, as we continue our work to save the lives of the thousands of people who suffer from addiction in Massachusetts.

About

What We Fund

Our strategic framework guides us in investing in the best solutions and brightest minds to end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts and reduce its impact on individuals, families, communities, and our economy.

In all our work, we have the following objectives: Embed learning and evaluation into all strategies to improve results and build evidence for sustainable, scalable approaches; reduce stigma and increase understanding of opioid use disorder as a chronic disease; and, convene, support, and partner with other key players to facilitate a coordinated approach to the opioid crisis.

Care

We invest in comprehensive, compassionate, and sustainable approaches to prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery.

Human Impact

We engage in solutions that will reduce the impact on the economy, families, and communities.

Knowledge

We commission and support research and evaluation that expands the evidence base and informs policy.

partner with us

With your help, there is hope.

RIZE issues grants that support evidence-based, evidence-informed, or evidence-generating initiatives designed to reduce opioid overdose and addiction, with a specific focus on the key role that health care systems can play in providing prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for substance use disorders; and recent developments that are leading to improved integration of opioid use disorder care.

Make A Gift

Help us exponentially increase our impact on the opioid epidemic across the Commonwealth.

Apply for a grant

We provide grants to fund work that will contribute to the evidence base and policy development.