Why the Helpline
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.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Are you, or someone you care about, experiencing problem gambling?
Problem gambling can be treated, and people do recover. Learn more about problem gambling or call 800-327-5050 to speak with a Helpline Specialist about treatment options for you.
Stories of Hope
These stories are told by real people who are in recovery from a substance use disorder and wanted to share their stories.
While each story is unique, they all describe the reality of living with a substance use disorder and the journey of finding hope.
Supporting recovery during the holidays and in a pandemicIt can be the most wonderful time of the year, but the holidays can also present challenges for people in... Read more »
Social Distancing and Implications for Active Recovery from AddictionThe COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has initiated drastic public response, including calls for social distancing and self-quarantine for those who may be ill.... Read more »
You can stop an overdose with 5 stepsAccording to recent data, the opioid overdose death rate in Massachusetts is slightly declining, with a four percent decrease statewide... Read more »
Recovery is possible.
Seeking treatment and support is the first step toward recovery. Being in recovery means a life of greater freedom and possibility.
Let us help you take a step toward recovery. Hope is here.
Boston Public Policy ForumMarch 30, 2023 . 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Resilience & Hope Weekend Retreat12:00 am
2023 Run for Recovery 5K & Tribute12:00 am
Aging with Dignity12:00 am SEE ALL UPCOMING EVENTS
Be a Helpline Champion
Join an inspired group of individuals taking concrete action in their own communities to support people living with substance use disorders and increase awareness and use of the Helpline.
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