Welcome to the Substantive Newsletter, a weekly source for news from Boston’s addiction and recovery communities. I have a bit of a different message today in what is a very different newsletter. In short, I’m taking a step back from the daily grind of Substantive.
Cambridge has taken the region's latest step towards decriminalization of psychedelics, a Boston rapper is speaking out about his story of addiction an…
Dakota Antelman
Boston's municipal neighbor has joined a nationwide movement to destigmatize drugs like psilocybin. The process, though, is and will be complicated
Dakota Antelman
Miles Karter is an underground sensation, telling lyrical stories often full of nods to a life shaped by drugs and America's Drug War
Dakota Antelman
Mass General Hospital is starting new research on medicinal applications of psychedelic drugs, Police Commissioner William Gross has suddenly retired, …
Dakota Antelman
He supported jail diversion programs. He also endorsed the controversial Operation Clean Sweep. Now, William Gross is retiring after a short but busy s…
Dakota Antelman
A pharmaceutical company just announced plans to work with Mass General Hospital on groundbreaking new research. This could be good news for communitie…
Dakota Antelman
Interviews, public comments and legislative actions on addiction reveal common recognition of key issues, but frequent differences in opinions on how B…
Dakota Antelman
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