The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
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Governor Baker and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts continue to reach milestones in the Action Plan to Address the Opioid Epidemic, with the most recent development being the signing of a comprehensive law. The bill requires prevention education for students and doctors, a seven-day limit on first-time opioid prescriptions, screening for substance misuse, and voluntary treatment following an overdose.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital, a leading medical center located in the heart of Boston, is consistently ranked among the top hospitals in America. Mass General is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, where nearly all of our staff physicians serve on the faculty. Mass General trains the next generation of medical and scientific leaders and conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States.