Massachusetts Drug & Alcohol Rehab Centers Information

Publicly-funded recovery programs and services are available at the state level. Here is the name, website, street address and phone number for this state’s department of substance abuse services.

Bureau of Behavioral Health Services
250 Washington Street
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-624-5111

Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Abuse Services

The Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS) oversees the services in the Commonwealth. Responsibilities include: licensing programs and counselors; funding and monitoring prevention and treatment services; providing access to treatment for the indigent and uninsured. They are developing and implementing policies and programs; and tracking trends in the state more...

Alcohol Addiction Facilities in Massachusetts

Here is a list of providers within this geographic area. They are primarily hospital-based programs. Most hospital-based programs accept Medicare, Medicaid, state-funded and private insurance. In general they do medical detox. Most offer some other level of care, such as Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and /or Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP). Their staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. If you need help finding a residential program, call us and we can assist you.

Listed in alphabetical order by city

City Facility Phone
Belmont McLean Hospital 617-855-3141
Boston Lahey Behavioral Services 617-247-1001
Boston Dimock Community Health Center 617-442-8800
Boston Massachusetts General Hospital 617-724-7792
Cambridge Mount Auburn Hospital 617-499-5051
Chestnut Hill Bournewood 800-468-4358
Concord Emerson 978-287-3520
Haverhill Holy Family 978-420-1156
Holyoke Providence Behavioral Health 413-536-5111
Jamaica Plain Faulkner Hosptial 617-983-7060
Jamaica Plain Arbour 617-522-4400
Pittsfield Berkshire Medical 413-442-1400
Westwood Westwood Lodge 781-762-7764
Worcester AdCare 508-799-9000
Worcester Univ. of Mass. Medical Center 774-443-2761

See Map Below - Program Details

Below is a map of the above listed recovery programs. Click on any arrow to bring up more information about the facility, including reviews which can be found on the detail pop-up screen. For website and other information, click the drop down menu in the upper left corner of the map. To access detailed information; click on the listing for a program. You can also simply click on the "red post marker" to bring up the detail screen.

Reviews and website information can be found on the detail screen. Be sure and use the drop down menu in the upper left-hand corner for more information and quick access.


Various Levels of Care

There is more than one type of program for substance abuse. The "30 day" inpatient type of a facility is the most intense and suggested for people with chronic addiction problems. Call us for detailed information about the various levels in the "continuum of care".

There are 4 levels of treatment care. Each provides a different level and type of service.

levels of care:

  • Detoxification
  • Intensive Outpatient ( IOP)
  • Partial Day Programs
  • Inpatient Residential

Detox & Stabilization

Detoxification from alcohol and any mood altering chemicals is the first phase of treatment. Detox MUST be done under the medical supervision of a licensed MD. Today, there are state-of-the-art medications available to ease and minimize the cravings and effects of withdrawal.

There is a possibility withdrawal may cause a severe reaction, resulting in the “Delirium Tremors” (DTs). If someone does go into the DTs, there is a 30% chance it will be fatal.

Intensive Outpatient Programs

An outpatient facility offers similar services as partial day and inpatient except clients do not stay at the facility overnight. Intensive outpatient (IOP) generally offers 1 hour of treatment 3 days a week. Group therapy includes skills training, relapse prevention, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and motivational enhancement therapy (MET). A qualified addiction specialist, trained in the various therapies, leads the sessions.

The difference between Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient is how many times per week a client is required to attend.

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Lectures and Education

Partial Day Programs

Partial Hospital Programs (PHP), is also known as “day treatment”. It is a more intensive level of care than outpatient. It provides a half day of therapy 5 times per week. Clients do not stay overnight while being provided therapy and care. This level fills the need of some individuals who need daily treatment, but are unable to attend full-time inpatient residential. PHP provides virtually all the same types of therapy as outpatient on a more intense and regular basis.

Inpatient Residential

Residential inpatient programs are a type of therapy where the individual lives in the center and receives rehabilitation over a course of several weeks or months. These live-in facilities specialize in expert care for chemical dependency, alcoholism, as well any underlying psychological problems. Because almost half of all people suffering from substance abuse are also suffering from a co-existing mental health condition, many facilities offer some type of dual therapy that addresses both.


Alcoholics Anonymous - AA Meetings

Location Name Phone
Central Central Intergroup 617- 426-9444

Narcotics Anonymous - NA Meetings

Location Name Phone
Regional Regional Service Office 866-624-3578


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