Substance Abuse

"Remember: there is no such thing as a "one-size fits all" approach to addiction recovery. Whichever treatment path you choose, be sure it has everything YOU need to achieve a successful recovery."

The Addiction Center provides online information about drug abuse recovery options: where to find the best one for your needs, and the benefits of committing to a recovery program. Please click here to explore your treatment options. 

SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - This agency is within the US Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.  

 Alcohol Use Facts and Resource Information Sheet

 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration
Click to visit website.

 Narcan Training
: Lowell Community Health Center 978-221-6767

Northwest Middlesex Community Outreach Initiate Network (COIN) -  A ten town collaborative seeking to assist those suffering from substance use and/or mental health disorders by connecting them to services and treatment options available to help. If you are interested in talking with one of our COIN clinicians, please call 508-488-5072. Someone will call you back within one business day. If you have an emergency situation, please call 911 or your local emergency service provider.

 Emerson Hospital - Concord, MA
  Inpatient or Emergency Services: 978-287-3510
  Addiction Services: 978-287-3520
  TTY: 800-439-0183

 NM Cares

Learn to Cope - A non-profit support network that offers education, resources, peer support and hope for parents and family members coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs.

      Click to visit website.

Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) 

      MOAR Resources for Recovery - Mini Guide (PDF).

Advocates - Champions people who face developmental, mental health, or other life challenges
   Framingham office - 508-628-6300 
   Ayer office - 978-772-1846
   24-hour crisis support - 1-800-640-5432 
Email - 

 Click to visit website.

Finding rehab help - When it comes to finding a rehab facility, there are thousands of options to choose from. This website has identified the best rehab facilities for those on a budget and the most luxurious facilities for those who desire the exclusivity and convenience they provide.

      Click to visit website.

Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation & Prevention Program: The Official Website of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS). 
Click to visit website. 

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