Substance Abuse

Emerson Hospital offers a full range of drug and alcohol addiction services at our Concord, Massachusetts, Inpatient or Emergency Services: 978-287-3510, Addiction Services: 1-978-287-3520 or  TTY: 1-800-439-0183

Massachusetts Substance Abuse Helpline provides information and referral for alcohol and drug problems, including DUI, Anger Management, detoxification, residential programs, mental health services, outpatient counseling and more. You can call the Helpline* 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to speak with an Information and Referral Specialist or to visit their website at *Helpline: 1-800-327-5050


SAMHSA, To Smart to Start: Help prevent underage alcohol use. Learn why, learn how and take action now. Click to visit website.


Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation & Prevention Program: The Official Website of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS). Click to visit website.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA). Click to visit website.


Narcan Training: Lowell Community Health Center 978-221-6767

COIN - (508)488-5072
The Northwest Middlesex Community Outreach Initiate Network (COIN) is a ten town collaborative seeking to assist those suffering from substance use and/or mental health disorders by connection them to services and treatment options available to them. If you are interested in talking with one of our COIN clinicians, please call (508) 488-5072. Someone will call you back within one business day. If you have an emergency situation, please call 911 or your local emergency service provider.

NM Cares 
Learn 2 Cope - Learn to Cope is a non-profit support network that offers education, resources, peer support and hope for parents and family members coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs

Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery - MOAR - We are the Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery. MOAR Resources for Recovery - Mini Guide (PDF). – The 45 warning signs of prescription drug abuse

Advocates champions people who face developmental, mental health, or other life challenges, Framingham office, 508-628-6300 or email or 24-hour crisis support, 1-800-640-5432 or Ayer office at 978-772-1846,