Brandeis University: New Online Tool to Help Communities Respond to the Opioid Crisis, with COVID-19-related Resources

Brandeis University: New Online Tool to Help Communities Respond to the Opioid Crisis, with COVID-19-related Resources. “The Brandeis Opioid Resource Connector (BORC) website (opioid-resource-connector.org) offers stakeholders more than 150 community-based program models across the continuum of care, which can serve as models for initiatives and policies aimed at reducing opioid addiction and overdose.”

Brandeis University: Digitized Audio Recording Reveals Kurt Vonnegut Broadcast on Abbie Hoffman

Brandeis University: Digitized Audio Recording Reveals Kurt Vonnegut Broadcast on Abbie Hoffman. “The Archives last year received a series of audio recordings created by producer Stuart Hutchison on the subject of Abbie Hoffman…. These recordings are now being digitized, preserved, and described as they make their way toward availability for research. One set of recordings is of a production called ‘Dear Abbie,’ created and broadcast in 1989 after Hoffman’s death. One excerpt from this production features American writer Kurt Vonnegut on writing, honesty, humor and opposing the Vietnam War.”

Brandeis University: Lurie Institute launches the National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities

Brandeis University: Lurie Institute launches the National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities. “In recent decades, people with disabilities have become increasingly integrated into mainstream employment, education, housing and public life in the United States. Among them, a growing number are choosing to become parents, and they encounter a lack of support and increased discrimination when they do so….In response to this critical information gap, Lurie Institute Interim Director Monika Mitra and a team of researchers launched a web-based resource hub called the National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities.”