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12 Channel Street, Suite 604, Marine Industrial Park, Boston
A support group by alcoholics for alcoholics recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership.
Beverly Health & Education Services
131 Rantoul Street, Beverly
Services include primary prevention, outpatient treatment, emergency services, residential care, and substance abuse services.
Lahey Health Behavioral Services (formerly CAB Health & Recovery Services)
Zero Centennial Drive, Peabody
Provides mental health, substance abuse, and social services to adults, youth, and families in greater Boston and in the Merrimack Valley
Detoxification at Danvers Treatment Center
111 Middleton Road, Danvers
Provides detoxification and referral services to men and women from across northeastern Massachusetts and greater Boston.
Adolescent Residential Program (Male only site)
111 Middleton Road, Danvers
Each boy receives intensive, customized treatment, including individual, group and family therapy, educational tutoring, recreational opportunities and aftercare placement. Staff will continue to follow-up first year after discharge.
ONESTOP Harm Reduction Center
302 Washington Street, Gloucester
Needle exchange, sexual health supplies, counseling and referrals. A program of the North Shore Health Project.
27 Congress Street, Salem
Offers outpatient therapy for individuals, families and teens, and special programs for women, gamblers, and aftercare prison groups.
The Young Offender Re-entry Program
Essex County Correctional Facility
For persons aged 18-24, with a history of substance abuse serving a sentence in the Essex County House of Corrections or Massachusetts State Prisons. Links clients to free outpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment, legal help , referrals, case-management around food, housing, transportation, clothing, healthcare referrals, adult education, GED, or getting a job.
978-283-4000 x422 (Recovery Program-Meth Clinic)
Located at Addison Gilbert Hospital, Gloucester
A 12-step fellowship of recovering addicts.
A National referral network providing information on specific drugs and treatment options, self-help groups, family support groups and crisis centers throughout the United States.
Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline
Offers free and anonymous referrals to treatment and prevention services throughout Massachusetts. Helpline services are 24/7.
A 24/7 networking resource that refers callers with alcoholism or a drug addiction to treatment clinics.
American Council for Drug Education
Information: 1-800-488-DRUG (3784)
Referrals: 1-800-DRUG-HEL[P] (x435)
Ensures public access to current scientifically-based, prevention programs and information on illegal drugs and their effects.
For immediate and specific assistance or referrals:
For people whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking, Al-Anon links callers with meetings in their area.
Substance and alcohol withdrawal education, treatment and prevention.
US Department of Education Publication Center
Drugs: Shatter the Myths (publication available for download)
Educational literature on substance abuse for parents and educators.