Latest Past Events

150 Second Stand Down for Recovery at 11:30 AM

Join hundreds of employers and thousands of union members for an industry-wide stand down to raise awareness about substance abuse and recovery. In Massachusetts, 150 out of every 100,000 construction workers die an opioid-related death.  Construction workers are 6x more likely to suffer an opioid-related death than all other workers. Join our members, sponsors, and […]


*Webinar* How Addiction Works in the Brain with Modern Assistance Programs


In this webinar, Jay Cary of Modern Assistance Programs will walk viewers through his dramatic presentation on substance addiction and how it can affect the brain of the user. During this training we will learn about the Limbic system, (pleasure circuit) of the brain and its role in addiction. We will discuss the development of […]

Recovery on a Local and National Level

IBEW Local 103 251 Freeport Street, Dorchester

Join BTEA for a reception to help close out Building Trades Recovery Week.  Featuring a distinguished group of speakers as they discuss various initiatives both locally and nationally that they are using to address substance abuse issues. Speakers include: Congressman Stephen Lynch, John McGahan of The Gavin Foundation, Jim Wahlberg of Mark Wahlberg's Youth Foundation, […]