RIZE Massachusetts has awarded a $69,500 Insights and Solutions grant to the Opioid Policy Research Collaborative at Brandeis University and the Massachusetts Drug Supply Data Stream (MADDS) to study and validate the accuracy of xylazine test strips.
RIZE Massachusetts Awards $55,000 to Nonprofits on ‘Frontline’ of Overdose Epidemic
RIZE Massachusetts, an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the overdose epidemic in Massachusetts, today announced that 11 nonprofit organizations have been awarded Frontline Funds to support programming focused on youth and families affected by opioid use disorder.
Doris Kraemer, Advocate for Families Affected by Substance Use Disorder, joins RIZE Board
RIZE Massachusetts, an independent nonprofit foundation solely dedicated to funding and creating solutions to end the overdose crisis, today announced that Doris Kraemer of Learn to Cope has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
‘Together We RIZE’ Grants Awarded for Bold, Community-Driven Projects to Address Overdose Crisis
Together We RIZE, created to mark the organization’s fifth anniversary, supports initiatives that will bolster the behavioral health workforce, build up harm reduction services and boost access and equity. Each recipient has received a one-year grant ranging from $98,000 to $100,000.
RIZE Massachusetts Awards $85,000 In ‘Frontline’ Grants To Organizations Tackling Overdose Crisis
RIZE Massachusetts, an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts, announced today that it has awarded “Frontline” grants to 17 organizations to increase access to recovery services at community-based organizations across Massachusetts.
RIZE Massachusetts Receives $2 Million in 2023 State Budget
BOSTON – RIZE Massachusetts received a $2 million appropriation to support its efforts to combat the overdose crisis in the state’s fiscal 2023 budget signed into law today by Gov. Charlie Baker.
HaRT Scholars Program
The Harm Reduction Training (HaRT) Scholars program provides paid internships for graduate level social work students from Boston College, Bridgewater State University, and Simmons University at harm reduction organizations. This broadens their understanding and knowledge to better prepare them to serve individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD).
Statement from Julie Burns, President & CEO of RIZE Massachusetts
BOSTON – RIZE Massachusetts, an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts, is deeply saddened by the latest state data on opioid-related deaths.
RIZE Massachusetts Foundation Appoints Five to Board of Directors and Announces New Staff
BOSTON – RIZE Massachusetts, today announced the election of five new members to its Board of Directors and the appointment of three new staff members.
Opioid overdose deaths remain stubbornly high: Anyone can become addicted — but recovery is possible
By Julie Burns (CommonWealth) IT IS MY HOPE that one day this public health crisis will be nothing but a memory. It has sickened and killed far too many, torn families apart, and weakened communities.
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