In the News

  • The PAIR Initiative– (Personal Advancement for Individuals in Recovery), a partnership between the City of Boston, Warren and Doris Buffett’s Letters Foundation, and the Gavin Foundation.
  • Organizational Highlight– Feature about the Gavin Foundation by the Recovery Research Institute, a non-profit research institute of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry.
  • Ostiguy High in the News The Washington Post completed a profile on recovery high schools in Massachusetts highlighting Ostiguy High School. Check out the article to learn more about recovery high schools and the support services they offer to students.
  • Narcan in Newton – Angela Chow, NewTV News, reports on Newton’s first responders, schools and other departments now carrying the life saving anti-overdose drug Narcan. Gavin Foundation President/CEO John McGahan was interviewed as part of their report.
  • Legislation in Process – Officials at the State House are trying to reach agreement on ways to address drug abuse in connection with opioids. Chris Lovett of Boston Neighborhood Network News interviews Gavin Foundation President/CEO regarding this issue.
  • Anniversary Dinner – recap and photos of 2015 dinner in South Boston Online
  • Star athlete overcame his secret addiction – Peter Barbuto was a star baseball player for Boston College High School and Merrimack College, but he had a deep, dark — and dangerous — secret: He was addicted to opiates. Article by Dave Wedge, Boston Herald
  • You’re Not Alone – Xavier Marquez, Jose Negron, and Obeng Serebour explore the effects of drugs and alcohol on teens through personal testimonials. Video produced by Cambridge Community Television.