Alcohol and Substance Abuse Programs

** MHS does not recommend or endorse any specific program; this list provides general resources, treatment centers, and providers in the area. Contact your insurance company to find a list of substance abuse providers that accept your insurance and are accepting new patients.

Children’s Hospital: ASAP (Adolescent Substance Abuse Program)

Provides diagnostic assessment, drug testing, group therapy, psychopharmacology, and referrals to local treatment centers, parent and family work, at home strategy management for parents.

300 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115

McLean Hospital: The Landing Program for Adolescents with Dual Diagnosis

Program for adolescents with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues. Program offers assessment and consultation, individual therapy, group therapy, skills training, psychoeducation, psychopharmacology and family therapy. McLean also offers an Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment Center.

For more info: 617-855-2800
115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 855-2000
(800) 333-0338

Eliot Community Human Services:

Substance Abuse Counseling is available at the Everett and Lynn Clinics. Services offered include individual and group counseling, education and psychopharmacology for individuals, adults and families.

Corporate Office address: 186 Bedford Street Lexington, MA 02420
Central Intake: (781) 397-2066
Substance Abuse Contact Number: (781) 388-6226 or (339) 223-4274

Arbour Substance Abuse Treatment Program

Program provides mental health services, substance abuse treatment, detoxification, hospital inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization/day treatment

49 Robinwood Avenue Jamaica Plain MA 02130
(617) 522-4400

Bay Cove Human Services

Mix of mental health and substance abuse services, detoxification, adolescent outpatient treatment.

100 Everett Avenue Unit 4 Chelsea MA 02150
(617) 884-6829

Bridge Over Troubled Waters Inc

Mix of mental health and substance abuse services, outpatient, partial hospitalization/day treatment

47 West Street, Boston MA 02111
(617) 423-9575

Home for Little Wanderers Alcohol/Drug Use Assessment and Treatment Program
Mix of mental health and substance abuse services, substance abuse treatment, outpatient

271 Huntington Avenue Boston MA 02115
(617) 267-3700 x1656

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Related Readings:

Sober for Good: Solutions for Drinking Problems by Anne Fletcher

The Addictive Personality: Understanding Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior by Craig Nakken