Getting Into Treatment
If you are ready to get help for your child or loved one, you can contact the MA Substance Use Helpline directly at 1-800-327-5050 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Trained referral specialists at the helpline provide free, confidential information and referrals for alcohol and drug problems for individuals of all ages. Phone services are available in any language. This service is provided by the MA Department of Public Health.
Additionally, if you like to talk with someone from the Metrowest area who can work with you to assist with treatment navigation, there are several local resources that can help:
Call 508-647-6623 Monday-Wednesday, 8:30am-5pm, Thursday 8:30am-7pm, Friday 8:30am-12:30pm. Katie Sugarman, Prevention & Outreach Program Manager, can provide confidential assistance with treatment navigation and support. Located at 13 E. Central Street, Natick.
Call 508-935-2960 Monday & Friday 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM. Program RISE provides free, confidential information on how to prevent opioid overdose and access treatment services. Services are available to assist anyone ages 13 and older. Narcan distribution, harm reduction kits, safe syringe access/needle exchange, counseling, and testing for sexually transmitted infections are available. Located at 1 Grant Street, Suite 100, Framingham.
Call 508-872-4853 ext 2343 Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM for free, confidential support from experienced recovery coaches for individuals in or wanting to be in recovery from an opioid use disorder. Located at 7 Bishop Street, Framingham.
Call 844-528-6800, Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM for free referral services to behavioral health and social service partner agencies in the greater Metrowest region.