Substance Use Resources

Helpline  or call 1.800.327.5050 for treatment information and support

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) provides tips for Taking Care of your Behavioral Health and a treatment location tool and lists of Hotlines. 

Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. (TTY 1-800-846-8517) 

AA meetings Search for Online Meetings,  browse online resources and get immediate help from members by email. 

Riverside’s Noontime AA meeting – every weekday  Dial in number: 425-436-6360 Access code: 422932#

Alateen Teens can be impacted by having a loved one who struggles with misuse of alcohol. Alateen is a space for teens to come together in a safe space if they have a person in their life who struggles with alcohol. In-person support might not be available at this time given the COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean support isn’t available.

Needham Parent Al-anon Meetings -  Mondays from 7 - 8:30pm via Zoom:, Meeting ID: 992 8946 0651, Password: 441337, Dial in by phone: 929-205-6099, For more information contact Sandra at or visit

WeConnect Recovery Meetings  Even if in-person meetings can’t happen, there is an amazing virtual network at WeConnect Recovery meetings to help those in recovery from a substance use disorder. Use the link above to get more information about participating in a free, virtual support group. You are not alone!

MOAR Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery - Site with extensive lists of support networks and groups devoted to specified and non-specified addictions and virtual meetings offerings.  MOAR’s COVID19 Resources for the Recovery Community, provides a current list of virtual supports.  Maryanne Frangules, Executive Director, Office: 617-423-6627; Mobile: 617-279-3395.   

Learn to Cope  for people who have a loved one with substance use disorder or in recovery. Virtual support group meetings available.

The Sun will Rise  Grief support groups for those who have lost a loved one due to overdose or substance use disorder.  [MOU1] 781-789-4604 Robyn Houston- Bean Call Robyn to pre-register prior to attending.

The Phoenix The Phoenix’s mission is to build sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover and live. The Phoenix’s most current schedule is available here, Virtual Live Stream Programming.

Right Turn, Inc. 781-646-3800, email:; 440 Arsenal Street, Watertown Assessment, evaluation, referral to treatment, intervention for individuals navigating substance dependence – family support services

NWH Pain Management Center 617-243-6142; Evaluation, Telehealth and on-site with consultation; Dr. Antje Barreveld, Director, Pain Management Services and Director, Education and Outreach, Substance Use Services 

SoCal Sunrise Recovery Prioritizes and supports not only individuals struggling but also their loved ones who may be concerned. We’ve created a resource on teen drug abuse, with valuable insight on what parents need to know and the most effective ways to help their teenagers, which you can see here