counseling and support

  • Bereavement Support Group: South Shore Hospital | 781.626.4157 or emily-lazar@sshosp.org
  • Collaboration in Clinical Care, LLP: 275 Turnpike Street, Suite 105, Canton, MA 02021 | 781-821-1760
  • Door is Open Counseling Center: 485 Nantasket Avenue, Unit C, Hull, MA 02045
  • Maria Droste Counseling Services: 1354 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02169
    • “To provide professional counseling and holistic therapies with respect and compassion so that each person may recognize his/her individual worth and find reconciliation with oneself and with others.”
  • Mass Bay Counseling: 234 Copeland Street, 3rd floor, Quincy, MA  | 617-786-0137
  • Massachusetts Mentoring: 508-824-1355 x13
    • Offers innovative programs to children with emotional and behavioral challenges and their families, and to adults and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities and medically complex needs.  Through a range of personalized supports, they empower individuals and families to learn, grow and thrive.
  • Massachusetts Substance Information & Education Helpline: 800-327-5050
    • The Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS) funds the Massachusetts Substance Abuse Helpline. Responsibilities include: licensing programs and counselors; funding and monitoring prevention and treatment services; providing access to treatment for the indigent and uninsured; developing and implementing policies and programs; and, tracking substance abuse trends in the state.
  • MSPP Interface Referral Service: 617-332-3666 x 1411
    • nline database of mental health resources. The primary goal of the MSPP INTERFACE® Referral Service is to enhance, improve, or develop collaborative efforts between school-based mental health and wellness services and community mental health and wellness systems and services.
  • National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI): 617- 580-8541
  • New Life Counseling & Wellness: 400-402 North Main Street, Randolph | 781-986-4800
  • Norwood Hospital/Steward: 800 Washington Street, Norwood, MA 02062 | 781-278-6670
  • South Bay Mental Health: 541 Main Street #303, South Weymouth, MA | 781-331-7866
    • In Home Therapy (IHT), Therapeutic Mentoring (TM),In Home Behavioral 781-331-7866
    • Intake Line: 508-427-5362
  • South Shore Mental Health: 617.847.1950
    • Founded in 1926, South Shore Mental Health is a leader in providing services for children, teens, and families experiencing serious emotional problems, behavioral issues, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse.
    • In a crisis: call 617.774.6036 or 800.528.4890
      For an appointment: 617.847.1914

shelters

  • Casa Myrna Vasquez: SafeLink number: (877) 785-2020
    Hotline/Support Services/Shelter Location 24/7  
  • Ester R. Sanger Center for Compassion, Inc: 282 Billings Rd, Quincy MA, 02170 | 617-847-6967
    • Focus on women (ages 18-24) who have not received their high school diploma and who have children (ages 0-4). Our program is designed to equip each family with the tools they need to ensure future success.
  • Father Bill's Place & MainSpring House: 38 Broad Street, Quincy, MA 02169 | 617-770-3314
  • Main Spring House: 54 North Main Street, Brockton | 508-587-5441
  • Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore: 8 Driftway, Weymouth, MA 02191 | 781-340-1604
  • Pine Street Inn: 444 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118 | 617-892-9100
  • Rosie's Place: 889 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118 | 617-442-9322
  • South Shore Women's Center: PO Box 6237, No. Plymouth, MA 02362 |781-582-0078
    • Mary-Martha Learning Center is a residential educational program where young women and children who would otherwise be homeless are provided training and services for an improved future

Substance abuse

  • Adcare Outpatient for Alcohol and Drug Abuse: 1419 Hancock St, Suite 301, Quincy, MA | 617-328-0639
  • Adcare Hospital: 95 Lincoln St, Worcester, MA 01603
    • Guided by foremost experts in the field of addiction treatment, AdCare Hospital offers nationally recognized inpatient treatment for individuals and families affected by alcohol and drug diseases. Choosing treatment takes courage, but getting help is the first step toward recovery.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 617-426-9444
    • The primary purpose of Alcoholics Anonymous is to help individuals stay sober and achieve sobriety.
  • Allies in Recovery
    • Allies in Recovery is an on-line learning platform for families with a loved one struggling with drugs and alcohol. The site provides expert advice to give families the skill sets they need to help their loved one. At the site you can learn, blog, reach out to others, unwind and/or get help. Unlimited membership is free for Massachusetts's residents. When registering, your zip code is your promotional code. The site is supported by the MA Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services.
  • Arbour Health Systems: 384 Washington St, Norwell | 781-871-6550
  • Bay State Community Services: 1120 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169 | 617-471-8400
    • Overdose Prevention/Adult and Adolescent Outpatient Substance Abuse Counseling
  • The Castle - Clean and Sober Teens Living Empowered: 20 Meadowbrook Rd, Brockton, MA 02301 | 508-638-6000
    • Detox/Acute Treatment for Youth
  • Just the Facts: 10 Mayflower St, Duxbury
    • An informal support group to address addiction needs - crisis, recovery, hope and resources
    • Every Monday 7pm to 8pm: Duxbury Senior Center, Walker Room
  • Learn to Cope -- Support Groups: 508-801-3247
    • For families who have a loved one with an Opiate Addiction: Learn to Cope’s mission is to support with kindness, care, compassion and empathy. Parents find they are not alone. Treatment resources and meetings in your area can be found on the website.
  • Maria Droste Counseling Services: 1354 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169
    • “To provide professional counseling and holistic therapies with respect and compassion so that each person may recognize his/her individual worth and find reconciliation with oneself and with others.”
  • Massachusetts Organization for Addiction and Recovery (MOAR): 877-423-6627
    • MOAR’s mission is to organize recovering individuals, families and friends into a collective voice to educate the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other addictions. MOAR envisions a society where addiction is treated as a significant public health issue and recovery is recognized as valuable to all our communities.
  • Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information & Education Hotline: 1-800-327-5050
    • Support/just need to talk
  • Narcan/Naloxone: Opiate overdose has become the leading cause of injury deaths in Massachusetts.  To save lives, the Department of Public Health launched a project to distribute nasal narcan, a medication that can reverse an opiate overdose. Narcan Temporarily takes away the “high” giving the person overdosing a chance to breathe.To obtain nasal narcan and learn how to save the life of a family member or friend contact:
    • Prevention Specialist, Manet Community Health Center | 857-939-4108 (leave a message and your call will be returned ASAP)
  • South Shore Mental Health/Bayview Associates: 617-847-1950 (general) 
    • Founded in 1926, South Shore Mental Health is a leader in providing services for children, teens, and families experiencing serious emotional problems, behavioral issues, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse.
    • In-Home Therapy (IHT) & Therapeutic Mentoring (TM): 617-847-1937
    • Outpatient Therapy: 617-847-1950
    • Mobile Crisis Team: 617-774-6036
  • South Shore Peer Recovery: 781-378-0453
    • South Shore Peer Recovery is a 501c3 community organization of people in recovery from all addictions, their family members, friends and allies, which works to put a positive face on recovery. SSPR provides peer support, education, and advocacy opportunities; working to remove barriers to recovery; treating all with dignity and respect regardless of the pathway to recovery.
    • Community meeting the first Tuesday of every month
  • The Sun Will Rise Support Group: 781-789-4604
    • Grief support after an addiction or substance death
    • First Wednesday of every month 7-8:30pm | Braintree Town Hall, 2nd floor, 1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree