Substance Abuse Resources

Local Resources

Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline - 800-327-5050 

The Helpline is the only statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment, recovery, and problem gambling services. Helpline services are free and confidential. Our caring, trained Specialists will help you understand the treatment system and your options.

Peer Support

Family Support - 508-245-1050 

Learn to Cope - Peer Support Network for Family Members who have a loved one(s) with Substance Abuse Disorder. Confidential Zoom or In-Person Support Groups. Free Confidential Access to Naloxone (Narcan) and overdose prevention training for family members. In-person meeting the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month @ Core Peer Recovery Center 11/15 Parker St. Suite 210 Gloucester, MA.

Support for Individuals in Recover from SUD - 351-217-1427

Core Peer Recovery Resource Center - Peer Program for individuals in recovery from Substance Use Disorder 11/15 Parker St. Suite 210 Gloucester, MA.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Cape Ann -

Mutual Aid Groups

New England Region Narcotics Anonymous - - 1-866-NA-HELP (leave a message)

AA Boston -

Smart Recovery -

Alanon -

Grief Support

Learning to Cope with Grief - 507-641-9054 - 

A peer support group meeting for anyone who has lost a loved one to substance use. Last Tuesday of every month 7 - 8 PM Core Peer Recovery Center 11/15 Parker St. Suite 210 Gloucester, MA.

Support After Death by Overdose -

Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

Gloucester Family Health Center - 978-282-8899

  • Suboxone & Vivitrol Access

Beth Isreal Lahey Health Behavioral Services - 978-283-0296

  • Suboxone, Vivitrol, Methadone, & Sublocade Access

Middlesex Recovery - 978-515-7664

  • Suboxone, Vivitrol, & Sublocade

Harm Reduction Services

One Stop Harm Reduction a Program of North Shore Health Project - 978-865-3924

One Stop provides free, confidential, low threshold Harm Reduction services to people who use drugs and their loved ones in Cape Ann and Essec County. Access to Naloxone (Narcan) and overdose prevention training, Fentanyl Test Strips, Strile Syringes, Treatment Access, HIV & STI Testing and much more.

Financial Assistance for 12 step Treatment Sunrise Fun -

Financial Assistance to help Individuals Sustain Long Term Recovery open to residents of Cape Ann seeking 12 step recovery.

National Resources

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration -

Recovery Research Institute -

Addictionary - Stigma Free Language related to Substance Use http://

NIDA - National on Drug Abuse -