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Substance Abuse and Related Support

Al-Anon and Alateen of Massachusetts

The Alanon and Alateen is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics.  They offer support groups for recovering alcoholics and their families.  The meetings are free, confidential and anonymous.  The objective of the organization is to help individuals by providing a safe environment where people can share their common experiences and hopes to solve their substance abuse problems.  The organization is not affiliated with any political group or religious entity.  Meetings are held throughout the state; please visit their website for dates and times of meetings.

Website: http://www.ma-al-anon-alateen.org/index.html

Office Location:

Al-Anon Family Groups of Massachusetts, Inc. 57 East Main Street, Suite 109, Westborough, MA 01581

Phone: 508.366.0556

Northeast Behavioral Health

Health & Education Services, Inc. (HES) provides a wide range of community based mental health and substance abuse, prevention and addiction services to Massachusetts’ Greater North Shore and Lower Merrimack Valley residents. HES provides services such as community support, emergency services, health access and integration, mental health and substance abuse outpatient services, workplace education, and services for children and adolescents in crisis intervention and counseling. HES promotes well-being that builds health individuals, families, and communities through the integration of quality health, behavioral, education and human service programs.  

Website: www.hes-inc.org

Office Location: 131 Rantoul St, Beverly, MA 01915

Phone:  978.921.1293

Emergency Services (North Shore – Salem): 978.744.1585 or 866.523.1216

Emergency Services (North Essex – Haverhill): 978.521.7777

Emergency Services (Lawrence): 978.620.1250 or 877.255.1261

Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Hotline

The Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Hotline provides free and confidential information and referrals for alcohol and other drug abuse problems and related concerns. The Helpline is committed to linking consumers with comprehensive, accurate, and current information about treatment and prevention services throughout Massachusetts. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Language interpreters are always available.

Website: www.helpline-online.com

Phone: 800.327.5050

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

NA is a community-based association for recovering drug addicts. Membership is open to all drug addicts, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used and provides a recovery process and peer support network that are linked together. One of the keys to NA’s success is the therapeutic value of addicts working with other addicts.  Members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living drug-free, productive lives through the application of principles contained within the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of NA. There are no social, religious, economic, racial, ethnic, national, gender, or class-status membership restrictions. There are no dues or fees for membership.

Website: www.na.org

Helpline: 888.624.3578

New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)

NHES is a federally funded state agency that provides services to job seekers and employers. NHES operates a free public Employment Service through a statewide network of Job and Information Centers, providing a broad range of assisted and self-directed employment and career related services and labor market information to all customers along with Pay Unemployment Compensation benefits in a timely manner to eligible claimants and collects the tax to fund these payments. This agency also helps job seekers and employers by helping people find work through work search programs, employment information and economic and labor market information and by assisting employers with job openings, and economic and labor market information.

Website: www.nh.gov/nhes

Office Location: 32 South Main St, Concord, NH 03301

Phone: 603.224.3311

Team Coordinating Agency, Inc. (TCA)

TCA advocated for the physical and mental well being of individuals, families, and the communities by providing a wide range of services that remain committed to the founding mission. Programs available by TCA include Structured Outpatient Addiction Program (SOAP) for adults and adolescents, gambling services, individual and group therapy recovery groups, child protection, HIV/AIDS prevention and education as well as a wide variety of other services. TCA provides advocacy, education and treatment to promote personal development and growth that empowers individuals to lead personally satisfying, meaningful, and productive lives.

Office location: 76 Winter St, Haverhill, MA 01830 

Phone: 978.373.1181

Phone:  82 High Street Wilmington, MA


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