Adult children of Alcoholics
A program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. Solutions focus to improve quality of ones present life.
Al-Anon and Alateen
A program to assist family and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend.
A fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strengths, and hopes with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from addiction.
A fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strengths, and hopes with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from cocaine addiction.
The purpose of the members is to remain solvent and to help other compulsive debtors to achieve solvency.
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.
A network of positive support groups for living free of alcohol and other drugs
The program uses the basic 12 step program of recovery founded by Alcoholics Anonymous.
MA Tobacco Control Quitline
The program offers free telephone and internet counseling and keeps a directory of local smoking cessation programs.
MOAR -Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery mini-guide - prevention and treatment resources, parent support group lists, Addiction Recovery Education Access Service
Moderation Management (MM) is a behavioral change program and national support group network for people concerned about their drinking and who desire to make positive lifestyle changes. MM empowers individuals to accept personal responsibility for choosing and maintaining their own path, whether moderation or abstinence. MM promotes early self-recognition of risky drinking behavior, when moderate drinking is a more easily achievable goal.
The website for the fellowship of Narcotics Anonymous.
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating.
Secular Organizations for Sobriety/Save Our Selves (SOS)
SOS is concerned with achieving and maintaining sobriety (abstinence). SOS seeks only to promote sobriety amongst those who suffer from addictions. All those who sincerely seek sobriety are welcome as members in any SOS Group.
SMART Recovery helps people recover from all types of addiction and addictive behaviors, including: drug abuse, drug addiction, substance abuse, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities. Participants learn tools for recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups.
State Without Stigma Resources - Massachusetts
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Federal government website with information, publications and links
Women for Sobriety
A program dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions. The "New Life" program helps achieve sobriety and sustain ongoing recovery.