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Over 26,000 Participants Served Since 2011

Massachusetts Access to Recovery (ATR) is a 6-month program designed for individuals who have, or who are at risk of having, an opioid use disorder (OUD), and who are seeking support with their recovery. ATR enables participants to create a recovery plan unique to their own needs and choose from a wide range of recovery support services. Both professionals and peers provide services through a variety of community organizations.

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What is Access to Recovery?

Where did it all begin? Watch this clip from ATR Program Director Rebecca Starr for more information on how ATR started and what makes it so effective!

Massachusetts Resources

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Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline

Call toll-free at 800-327-5050. Available 7 days a week.

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Coming Home Directory

Directory of reentry services for people returning from incarceration to greater Boston, greater Springfield, New Bedford or Worcester.

ATR in the News

Recovery coach Kim Krawczyk

March 17, 2018

Opioid-Recovery Patients Urge Massachusetts Lawmakers to Improve Treatment Access, Funding

HHS 5-Point Strategy to Combat the Opioids Crisis: better addiction, prevention, treatment, and recovery services; better data; better pain management; better targeting of overdose reversing drugs; better research

September 19, 2018

HHS Awards Over $1 Billion to Combat the Opioid Crisis

Michael Robinson sitting near river with boats in background

October 22, 2018

Federal Opioid Funds Target Those Recovering from Addiction

ATR is supported by funding from the Substance Use and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) via a grant to the MA Department of Public Health/Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS) and implemented by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP)