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Bowker, Brittany (2017, November 30). Cigarettes may be snuffed out, but vaping’s not. The Martha's Vineyard Times.

McAlister, Gwyn (2017, March 17). IWYC focuses on education and awareness in addiction speaker series. The Martha's Vineyard Times

Hufstader, L. (2017, Feb 23). Youth Survey Shows Decrease in Alcohol Use; Marijuana Use on the Rise. The Vineyard Gazette.


Machell, C. (2017, Feb 22). Marijuana use at MVRHS is well above state and national averages. The Martha's Vineyard Times.


Silberstein, C. (2017, Feb 21). On My Mind: Politics and mental health. The Martha's Vineyard Times.

"Suboxone: No stigma." Editorial. (2017, Feb 15). The Martha's Vineyard Times. 


Stringfellow, B. (2017, Feb 15). National debate over Suboxone use is also a Vineyard debate. The Martha's Vineyard Times.

"Detox pilot program off to a good start." Editorial (2017, Feb 15). The Martha's Vineyard Times.

McAllister, G. (2017, Feb 14).Island Wide Youth Collaborative takes a preventive stance on substance abuse. The Martha's Vineyard Times

Stringfellow, B. (2017, Feb 8). DPH head urges Islanders to rethink addiction assumptions. The Martha's Vineyard Times.

Elvin, A. (2017, Feb 7). Forum Focuses on Addiction Prevention, Removing Stigma. The Vineyard Gazette.

Redington, L. (2017, Jan 29). The Vineyard Current for January 29, 2017. mvyradio.

Stringfellow, B. (2017, Jan 25). DPH commissioner to keynote Vineyard substance abuse forum. The Martha's Vineyard Times.


Stringfellow, B. (2017, Jan 20). MVCS telemedicine clinic boosts mental health care on Martha’s Vineyard. The Martha's Vineyard Times.

Machell, C. (2017, Jan 16). MVRHS hosts forum on teen substance abuse. The Martha's Vineyard Times.

Stringfellow, B. (2017, Jan 11). Collaboration the key to detox breakthrough on Martha’s Vineyard. The Martha's Vineyard Times.

Wells, J. (2017, Jan 5). Agreement Clears Path to Detox for Islanders. The Vineyard Gazette.

Machell, C. (2017, Jan 4). Islanders have priority access to two off‐Island detox centers. The Martha's Vineyard Times.

Myrick. S. (2016, Dec 22). Islandwide Group Works to Create Better Response to Addiction. The Vineyard Gazette.

Bullen Coutts, A. (2016, Dec 15). Anxiety Is Insatiable; Expert Advises Don't Feed the Beast. The Vineyard Gazette.

Machell, C. (2016, Nov 17). Treating substance‐use disorder on Martha’s Vineyard. The Martha's Vineyard Times.

Myrick, S. (2016, Oct 31). Record‐Keeping Disarray Stymies Addiction Study. The Vineyard Gazette.

McCullough, L. (2016, Aug 16). For Patrick Kennedy the Personal is Political. The Vineyard Gazette.

Stringfellow, B. (2016, Aug 11). Recovery coaches chart new game plan to tackle addiction. The Martha's Vineyard Times.

Myrick, S. (2016, June 9). Islanders Join Forces, Shape Strategy at Forum on Opiate Addiction. The Vineyard Gazette.

Stringfellow, B. (2016, June 8). Islanders marshal forces to fight opiate addiction. The Martha's Vineyard Times.

Myrick, S. (2016, June 2). Forum Addresses Heroin Addiction on Martha's Vineyard. The Vineyard Gazette.



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