Additional Resources

  • Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS): BSAS oversees the statewide system of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support services for individuals, families, and communities affected by gambling and substance addiction in Massachusetts.
  • Massachusetts Substance Abuse Helpline: Concerned about yourself or someone else? The Helpline can help you find the right substance abuse services, with or without insurance. The Helpline is the only statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment and recovery services. Helpline services are free and confidential. Our caring, trained Specialists will help you understand the treatment system and your options.

  • Online Resource for Massachusetts Residents in Need of Basic Services: Find programs that furnish survival resources including food, housing, material goods, transportation and temporary financial assistance for low and fixed-income, indigent or elderly people with disabilities who are otherwise unable to adequately provide for themselves and their families.
  • Careers of Substance: Supporting the Massachusetts Substance and Addictions Workforce - A central resource for anyone involved in preventing, intervening in, treating, and supporting recovery from addictions in Massachusetts. 
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

  • In the Rooms: An Addiction Recovery Social Network. Whether you're sober, clean, or seeking help with your drug addiction or alcoholism, we welcome you, and will connect you with other people who share YOUR addiction, in YOUR local area, and all across the world!

  • Faces & Voices of Recovery is a national organization with tens of thousands of individuals and organizations uniting for more effective action across the country. Local and state recovery community organizations work in public ways with people in long-term recovery, families, friends and allies to affect positive changes. Chances are that no matter where you live, a dedicated group of recovery advocates are working to change perceptions, policies and laws to improve the lives of those in the recovery community.

  • New Opiate Addiction and Treatment Portal  The National Library of Medicine has recently released a new portal with links to help health professionals learn more about opioid-related topics.

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  • NEW   Mobile MORE® Field Guide to Life App
    Introducing the Mobile MORE
    ® Field Guide to Life, the groundbreaking iPhone and Android application designed to engage you in a full year of recovery support. The Mobile MORE® Field Guide to Life utilizes the broad content from the award-winning MORE (My Ongoing Recovery Experience) program, a web-based continuing care program that Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation offers to clients as they leave treatment. Features include daily guidance and inspiration, weekly sober challenges, a sober counter, tools for tracking personal progress and trends, a community support system and meeting finder, and more. The Mobile MORE® Field Guide to Life may be used on its own or as a supplemental resource for those already using MORE.