12 -Step peer support programs for addiction to alcohol or drugs
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: www.nerna.org
New Scituate NA Meeting “Hope Shots” Saturdays at 7:30 pm at First Baptist Church, 606 Country Way, and 6:30pm Thursdays at St. Luke’s, First Parish Road and Route 3A.
RECOVERY HIGH SCHOOL: www.northrivercollaborative.org
INDEPENDENCE ACADEMY, 460-R Belmont Street, Brockton.
Students with a Substance Use Disorder diagnosis may be eligible to attend this new regional recovery high school. Year-round program. 508 510-4091. Ryan Morgan, Program Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
SOBER HOUSING: www.helpline-online.com
search “Find a Treatment Center > Recovery Homes/Halfway Houses” for a complete list of state-licensed housing.
SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES
ADDICT IN THE FAMILY-www.theFamilyRestored.org
Thursdays at 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Miramar Retreat Center, 121 Parks Street, Duxbury.
BROOK RETREAT FAMILY SUPPORT MEETING – contact_us@BrookRetreat.org
First Wednesday of each Month, 7:00 pm. 55 Brook Street, Plympton, MA 02367. RSVP if possible: 781 285-5760;
GOSNOLD REACHING OUT FAMILY MEETING –Contact Karen Citranoemail@example.com (978) 984-2824
Substance use affects the whole family system. Free education and support for family members to understand addiction, treatment options, and stages of recovery. Meetings are facilitated by Karen Citrano, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and Certified Interventionist.
11:00am - 12:30pm at The Scituate Senior Center, 27 Brook Street, Scituate, MA 02066.
Limited parking on Brook Street. Please consider entering/paring on First Parish Road-side (second driveway up from St. Mary's Church Parking Lot).
LEARN TO COPE - Please check www.learn2cope.org for updates and alternative meetings.
Peer support for families affected by opiates, alcohol and other substances.Weekly meetings are led by other parents and/or young people in recovery from opiate and heroin addiction. Narcan and OD training available at all meetings. Visit www.learn2cope.org for full meeting schedule and to join anonymous, 24-hour online message board. Thursday Nights in Norwell - 7:00-8:30 pm. South Shore Medical Center, 141 Longwater Drive, meeting is in the Cafeteria. Rear entrance of the Longwater Place building. Please note: the Norwell meeting will be changing locations in the Spring 2016.
ALA-TEEN – A local meeting is being planned for 2016. Please check back for update.
FAMILY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS:
ADCARE HOSPITAL: Karen MacDonald, firstname.lastname@example.org ; 508-873-2385
GOSNOLD ON CAPE COD, Cataumet, (508)540-6550
LYNCH WELLNESS AND RECOVERY PROGRAM, Norwell, Dan Lynch, 781-878-7111
MANDATED TREATMENT “Section 35”:
Family members may civilly commit a loved one to treatment for up to 90 days when certain criteria are met. For more information on the Section 35 process, visit the Court Clinician at your local District Court, or read here: http://scituate.wickedlocal.com/article/20140717/NEWS/140716998
OPIOID OVERDOSE PREVENTION:
Nasal Narcan is saving lives by reversing opioid overdoses. It is now available without a prescription at all Walgreens and CVS Pharmacies in Massachusetts (call ahead and use your insurance.) To obtain free nasal Narcan and learn how you can save the life of a family member or friend, attend a Learn to Cope meeting, or contact: Manet Community Health Centers (In Quincy, Weymouth and Hull) at 857-939-4108 to make an appointment.
The Massachusetts Information & Education helpline maintains a list of Narcan sites: 1 800 327-5050.
TREATMENT RESOURCES FOR ADULTS:
THE MASSACHUSETTS SUBSTANCE ABUSE HOTLINE www.helpline-online.com or 800-327-5050
The MA Bureau of Substance Abuse Services hotline can help anyone access licensed treatment in Massachusetts. Services are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
GOSNOLD – Cape Cod, (508)540-6550; www.gosnold.org
HIGH POINT TREATMENT CENTER - Brockton, 508-436-2011; Plymouth (Dual Diagnosis) 508-224-7701.
PHOENIX HOUSE- Quincy, 617-934-1136, Men’s & Women’s Detox and CSS
SPECTRUM – Weymouth Detox (New) 781-331-3709, also Middleborough
ADULT STEP-DOWN/CLINICAL STABILIZATION SERVICES:
GAVIN FOUNDATION, CENTER FOR RECOVERY SERVICES - South Boston, 617-268-5000 www.gavinfoundation.org
HIGH POINT TREATMENT CENTER, SERENITY INN- Brockton, 800-734-3444 ;www.hptc.org
NEW HOPE TRANSITIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES-Weymouth, 617-878-2550 www.baycove.org
PHOENIX HOUSE CSS - Quincy, 617-934-1136
SPECTRUM MEN'S POST DETOX STEP-DOWN- Weymouth, 781 331-3709, and Westborough (New). www.spectrumhealthsystems.org
ARBOUR COUNSELING IOP/Outpatient – Norwell –800- 222-2237
SOUTH BAY MENTAL HEALTH – Outpatient - Brockton and other locations, 508-580-4691 www.southbaymentalhealth.com
SUBOXONE.COM- to search for providers by zip code.
VIVITROL through Dr. Alexandra Accardi, Nova Psychiatric in Quincy 781 479-4545; or South Shore Wellness and Renewal in Weymouth.
ADOLESCENT COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT:
The ideal starting point for determining the appropriate course of treatment is a Comprehensive Assessment by a specialist.
ADDITION RECOVERY MANAGEMENT SERVICE, Boston, 617-643-4699
THE ARMS PROGRAM AT MASS GENERAL www.addictionanswers.com/about-arms/how-enter-arms/
For ages 14-26, this service offers assessments and case management for full continuum of care.
DAN LYNCH, National Treatment Advisor for Origins Behavior Healthcare, www.lynchwellness.com, 781-787-7111
ADOLESCENT DETOX AND STABILIZATION:
Average Two-Week stay. Adolescents aged 13-17 who need medical, psychological, and behavioral stabilization from substances.
The CASTLE Clean and Sober Teens Living Empowered, Brockton, 508- 638-6000
MYR Motivating Youth Recovery, Worcester, 508- 860-1244
ADOLESCENT RESIDENTIAL/INPATIENT TREATMENT PROGRAMS:
Residential treatment is appropriate for youth experiencing health, emotional/behavioral, family, developmental and/or social problems as a result of alcohol and other drug use,and whose issues have not been resolved in less intense, community-based levels of care. Length of stay is up to 90 days. The assessing clinician can provide guidance.
There are many private providers in-state and out-of-state that accept insurance or private-payment. The MA Bureau of Substance Abuse Services offers direct referrals to state-funded, gender-specific adolescent Residential Treatment programs including: CAB, HighlandGrace House, Pegasus House, Phoenix
Academy, and Project Rebound.
Contact Youth Central Intake & Care Coordination for free and confidential info and direct referrals to state -funded programs: 617 661-3991, 866-705-2807; www.healthrecovery.org/projects/youth-cicc
ADOLESCENT COMMUNITY-BASED/OUTPATIENT TREATMENT:
ARBOUR COUNSELING, Norwell, 800- 222-2237
ADOLESCENT STRUCTURED OUTPATIENT ADDICTION PROGRAM (SOAP): M-F 4:30-7:00pm
BAY STATE COMMUNITY SERVICES,, Quincy, 617-471-8400
INTENSIVE RECOVERY PROGRAM: : M/W/F 3:00 -5:00 pm for 4 weeks
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL,, Martha Elliot Health Center, Jamaica Plain, 617-971-2100 www.childrenshospital.org; and in Boston: 617-355-2727
HINGHAM WELLNESS,Hingham, 855- WELL-IOP; Private-pay. Intensive Outpatient Program: Monday-Thursday, 4:30-8:30, up to 3 months. http://hinghamwellness.com
ADOLESCENT/YOUNG ADULT RECOVERY HOMES:
GAVIN FOUNDATION www.gavinfoundation.org
Structured, transitional living for young people ages 16-20 working towards
independent sober living. Up to 6 months.
CUSHING HOUSE FOR GIRLS; Cushing House for Boys, So. Boston, 617-269-2933
COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEETING- www.compassionatefriends.org/Find_Support/Chapters/Chapter_Locator.aspx
South Shore Chapter meets 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 pm
St Paul's Parish House, 20 Fearing Rd, Hingham, MA 02043.
GRIEF RECOVERY AFTER SUBSTANCE PASSING (GRASP) MEETING-www.grasphelp.org/meetings
South Shore Chapter meets 2nd Thursday of each month 7-8:30pm
Community Covenant Church, 400 Pleasant Street, East Bridgewater MA 02333
HOPE FLOATS: http://www.hopefloatswellness.org
Hope Floats is a bereavement and educational center for individuals and families who are grieving or facing other life challenges. Their mission is to help people cope with loss, support their healing, and nurture their physical and emotional well-being.:
4 Elm Street, Kingston, MA 02364 781-936-8068
Groups at Hope Floats include:
Child Loss Bereavement Group for parents. These groups are peer led groups facilitated by parents who have lost a child
Overdose Loss Bereavement Group for parents These groups are peer led groups facilitate by parents who have lost a child
Bereavement Support Group for kids ages 10-15 -Co-led by Alice Kearney, LMHC, ATR & Sandy White.
Ongoing Suicide Loss Bereavement Group-This group is for anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide.
The group meets every other Monday from 6:30-8:00. Registration: Denise Brack, 781-936-8068×2 or Kathleen McAleer, 508-746-0215
Mother’s Group is a small group meeting for mothers who have lost children to support each other. G
THE MEMORY ROOM-http://www.thememoryroom.org/
2 Canton Street, Suite 120, Stoughton, MA 02072
SCITUATE SURVIVING PARENTS GROUP
this group is for anyone that ever lost a child. Co-led by parents Lynda Steverman and Gail Tierney-Mariano, this group meets occasionally at the Knights of Columbus on Route 3A in Scituate. Please email email@example.com to confirm date and time.
1355 Pleasant Street Bridgewater, MA 02324