We are a caring group of individuals who really hope you will use these resources early and often. They could help you avoid what some of us have experienced with substance abuse and addiction in our families. Or quickly take those courageous first steps towards seeking help for yourself or to help someone else. Seeking help and navigating the system, especially when in crisis, can be a scary, stressful, confusing, and time-consuming task. Many of us have been in your shoes. Fortunately, there is help and hope. Individuals and organizations that will understand; we would help you in a heartbeat if only given the chance. Our Education/Prevention section focuses on The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. They are the largest non-profit in world dedicated to reducing teens substance and where families find answers. The majority of their information is science-based and leading edge. The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids receives about 4.5 million unique visitors to its website annually. There’s something for the entire community. Above the Influence (ATI) is a teen peer lead resource transitioned from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to The Partnership in mid-2014. ATI has a teen Facebook following and likes over three million. Our Help Resources section includes the most popular state and national treatment finders and support groups. There are also a variety of resources in the Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery’s Mini Resource Guide. Our Be Involved section draws heavily from the Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR), which has been organizing recovering individuals, families and friends into a collective voice to educate the public about the value of recovery for more than 25 years. Our News section focuses on Join Together, a national news service with roots to Boston University School of Medicine; now the responsibility of The Partnership. We’ve tried to provide well-vetted and science-based resources for prevention, and to help save lives and help families heal. We recognize there are variety popular 12-step and support groups and many holistic paths to getting well, realizing someone’s tremendous potential… and having fun. Thank you for using and sharing this information! And joining us!
Drop by the Drop-In Center
- Free and Confidential Weekly Drop-In Center at North Suffolk Mental Health 265 Beach Street., Revere, MA 02151 every Tuesday evening from 5:00 – 8:00 PM
- Treatment Navigation, Overdose Prevention, Parent Support, Recovery Coaches
Reach Out to a Recovery Coach
A Recovery Coach is available in every WROC Community. The goal of WROC Recovery is to offer non-clinical services that are designed to help initiate and sustain individual/family recovery from Substance Use Disorder, and to enhance the quality of life for individuals, families, and spotlight the value of the Recovery Community as a whole.Chelsea Coach
Carrie Anne: 617-605-1212
Hear from the Hotline for Help
The MA Helpline
If you or someone you love your is having a problem, call the MA Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline for free and confidential information about substance abuse, education and counseling resources for adolescents, families and adults. The Helpline provides referrals for alcohol and drug problems with personalized phone services in any language from 8:00am to 10:00pm Monday-Friday, and 9:00am to 5:00pm Saturday-Sunday.
Call 1-800-327-5050 or visit http://helpline-online.com/
The Partnership’s Parent Helpline
Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed or have a specific question about your child’s drug or alcohol use? The Helpline is a nationwide support service that offers assistance to parents and other primary caregivers of children who want to talk to someone about their child’s drug use and drinking. Trained and caring parent specialists will:
- Listen to your concerns, challenges, setbacks and emotional turmoil that you have experienced with your child’s substance abuse or addiction
- Help you outline a course of effective action – whether it’s prevention, intervention, seeking treatment or supporting recovery – grounded in science-based resources
- Inform you of different resources available to you nationally
Parent specialists speak English and Spanish and are professionally trained parent support specialists and clinicians with years of experience helping individuals and their families prevent and overcome substance abuse problems.
Call 1-855-DRUGFREE or 1-855-378-4373 or visit drugfree.org for more information