• Affiliated With

    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
    • Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital

Community Alcohol and Drug Treatment Resources

Where Can I Get Help?

Peer Support

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Meetings for those with addiction looking for peer support. Search online for a meeting http://www.aaboston.org or call 617-426-9444
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Meetings for those with addiction looking for peer support. Search online for a meeting http://www.nerna.org/ or call 866-624-3578
  • Smart Recovery: Anonymous peer support for people with addictions and their families/friends. Groups throughout New England and online support: www.smartrecovery.org or call 866-951-5357

Family Support

  • Al-ateen and Al-anon: help for teenagers and family members of people with substance use disorders. Search online for a meeting at http://www.ma-al-anon-alateen.org or call 508-366-0556
  • Learn to Cope: Peer-led support network for family members of people with opioid and other drug addiction. Offers groups throughout MA, online support and training on overdose prevention. Search online for a meeting at www.learn2cope.org or call 508-801-3247

Online Resources to Gain Access to Addictions Treatment

There are many types of treatment for addiction.

  • Publically funded and private pay options are listed at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services Treatment website: http://helpline-online.com or by calling their hotline at 800-327-5050 (TTY: 800-720-3480)
  • Wicked Sober: Free and anonymous phone and online support to access treatment and services in MA. Information at: http://wickedsober.com or 855-953-7627

Addictions Advocacy Organizations

  • Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR): MOAR works to organize recovering individuals, families and friends into a collective voice to educate the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other addictions. More at: http://www.moar-recovery.org

    Please Note

  • This web page provides general information for educational purposes only. The information provided here, or through linkages to other sites, is not a substitute for medical or professional care.

    You should not use the information in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider.