Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere.
Al-Anon members are people who are worried about someone with a drinking problem. Members have the opportunity to learn from the experiences of others who have faced similar problems.
We offer recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.
The Nar-Anon Family Groups is primarily for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of someone very near to you. When you come into the family group, you are no longer alone, but among true friends who understand your problem as few others could.
National Organization of parents who have lost children to substance use disorder. Team Sharing proves support and friendship to grieving families while working to raise awareness about substance use disorder and it’s impact on communities
Virtual Recovery Groups
The need for CDC-recommended "social distancing" in response to the COVID-19 health crisis can have a significant impact on people in recovery from addiction. So that people in recovery can still access critical recovery support groups, Google has compiled a short list of virtual resources below.
Peer recovery and resource center located in Gardner, MA. Alyssa's Place is governed solely by peer members. The peer participatory model of recovery has been proven effective and fills a void that currently exists between sustaining recovery and after clinical treatment.
Banyan offers patients multiple levels of care for addiction treatment ranging from partial hospitalization to intensive outpatient care. Call 1.855.722.6926 or visit the site for more info.
Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery
MOAR's mission is 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.
Massachusetts Addiction Recovery Software, Inc. was started to help those with Substance Use Disorders, and those that care about them, to quickly and easily locate treatment facilities with availability.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Find treatments, practitioner training, public messages, risk and prevention information for substance abuse, mental health and more.
Regional Coalition of community partners who have come together to provide a pathway for support, education, treatment options and coping mechanisms for those affected by substance use disorder. Local office is in Norfolk, MA.
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) consists of student-run chapters in schools and communities focused on peer to peer education. SADD fosters a sense of belong and promotes resiliency, leadership and advocacy skills so that young people make positive life decisions.
We are a dual diagnosis treatment center for addicts, founded by recovering addicts. Our foundation for our treatment planning begins and ends with the most crucial ingredients: love, empathy, and direction.
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
We offer a safe and welcoming place for people seeking, or in recovery from substance use disorders. Our center is a place where people come to give and get support, embrace hope, and find their unique pathways to wellness & recovery.
MASH’s recovery values emphasize health, home, purpose, and community. Through our network of certified sober housing and empirically-based recovery principles, MASH’s goal is to help create and foster these safe living environments for those with substance use disorders.
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