- Teen Challenge is a faith-based organization that offers life-changing residential recovery programs. They provide youths, adults, and families with an effective and comprehensive Christian faith-based solution for drug, alcohol, and other life-controlling problems. Through the application of Biblical Principles, the programs at Teen Challenge help individuals to become mentally sound, balanced, socially adjusted, physically healthy, and spiritually alive.
Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR)
- The Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) offers support for individuals suffering from substance use disorders, as well as families and friends of individuals who suffer from substance use disorders. Their mission is to provide a collective voice for individuals, families, and friends to educate the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other addictions.
LEARN to COPE
- Learn To Cope is a peer-led support group for families dealing with addiction and recovery. The goal of the organization is to spread messages of prevention, education, awareness, and advocacy. LEARN to COPE offers a private online forum with over seven thousand members and twenty two chapters throughout Massachusetts. The organization offers prevention programming as well as Nasal Naloxone education.
- Health Imperatives is a community-based agency that provides vital public health and human services to families and individuals. The organization offers a continuum of safety, prevention, guidance, support, and intervention services. They work with vulnerable populations to create healthy, safe, and vibrant families and communities. They also provide education and training for GLBT Youth; young or new parents; HIV/AIDS; health and medical services; as well as counseling services for people who have experienced sexual assaults and domestic violence.
Stairway to Recovery
- Stairway to Recovery helps individuals engage in many aspects of recovery to gain the resources, skills and practical knowledge necessary to improve their quality of life. It is a peer-to-peer support system that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere. The organization offers services to individuals in all stages of recovery from alcohol and/or drug use.
BAMSI (Brockton Area Multi-Services, Inc.)
- BAMSI has a representative setup at a separate workstation who provides Narcan training and, in accordance with the state’s Narcan prescription law, she can give visitors to the drop in center a short training and then disseminate to them two vials of Narcan while at the center. BAMSI, within the state Narcan law can disseminate Narcan to a family member or loved one of a user and/or to an Active user, each whom must sit down with her at her workstation and complete the information and hands on training. We have distributed Narcan to nearly 70 individuals to date (since we opened in November 2015)
Brockton Area Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative (BAOAPC)
- Brockton Area Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative (BAOAPC) has a workstation setup up. The BOAOAP team members also work for High Point Treatment Center in Brockton. They are also able to provide Narcan training to family members/loved ones of active users. They have information at their table on all the different treatment options available in the area, including information on Vivitrol and other options. Typically for at least a period of each session, High Point’s Detox Admission Director is present and able to assist our guests who are looking to seek treatment. We have placed numerous individuals directly from the Drop In Center (after seeing the clinician) into treatment, including at High Point in Brockton which is about 1 mile away.
- The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) supports local police departments while they work with people who have problems with opioid use. They administer Narcan, connect individuals who struggle with opioid use with treatment programs and facilities, and provide other police departments with the proper resources that can be used to fight the epidemic.
- Al-Anon is a mutual support group of peers who share their experience in applying the Al-Anon principles to problems related to the effects of a problem drinker in their lives. It is not group therapy and is not led by a counselor, or a therapist. This support network complements and supports professional treatment.
- Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
AIR-Allies in Recovery
- Allies in Recovery is an online-learning platform for families with a loved one struggling with drugs or alcohol. We provide community, personalized expert advice, and a scientifically-validated program to give you the skillset you’ll need to help your loved one.
East Bridgewater Council on Aging
- East Bridgewater Council on Aging has representatives to assist elderly visitors who are typically looking for information on substance abuse (of loved ones) and/or who may be suffering from their own prescription drug abuse. Approximately 1/3rd of our Drop In Visitors are age 50-80 years old, which is indicative of this population having to deal with their adult children who are active substance users and/or their grandchildren who are suffering