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, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-10:00 PM; Saturday-Sunday 8:00 AM-6:00 PM. 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 in person 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 through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM for free, confidential information on how to prevent opioid overdose and access treatment services. Services are available to assist anyone ages 13 and up. Narcan distribution, harm reduction kits, counseling, and testing for sexually transmitted infections are available. Located at 1 Grant Street, Suite 100, Framingham.
Call 508-620-2343 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.