The Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline
The Helpline provides free and confidential information and referral for alcohol and other drug abuse problems and related concerns. The Helpline is staffed 7 days a week. This service helps people of all ages, and assistance is available in multiple languages.
Phone toll free: 1-800-327-5050
The Helpline website contains an interactive program that helps you identify services in your area.
The Institute for Health and Recovery
This service helps families of youth with substance abuse issues access publicly funded residential and other services offered by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS). Through a process of screening, assessment, and referral, families can establish and access appropriate care for their adolescents and receive support throughout the process.
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (English and Spanish)
Suboxone (Buprenorphine) Hotline
Office Based Opioid Treatment Program (OBOT) at Boston Medical Center
The Hotline can make referrals and offer information on opiate and heroin treatment available in Doctors' offices statewide. Information regarding treatment options is available for both adolescents and adults
Phone: 1-866-414-6926 or 1-617-414-6926
Special thanks for the expert assistance from the Adolescent Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) at Children's Hospital Boston