The Bureau of Substance Abuse Services' (BSAS) Alcohol and Drug Counselor Licensing Unit is responsible for licensure of alcohol and drug counselors under 105 CMR 168.000. The Unit receives and processes all counselor licensing applications and renewals and works closely with applicants throughout the licensing process. Unit staff is available to licensees and the general public in order to provide technical assistance, verify license status and to investigate complaints against licensed counselors.

Mailing Address

Department of Public Health
BSAS/ LADC Licensing
250 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108

Unit Staff Members


The Alcohol and Drug Counselor Licensing Unit looks forward to working closely with all applicants to ensure that the licensing process be as easy and efficient as possible.




This information is provided by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health.