Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers in Ashburnham, Massachusetts

Ashburnham was settled similarly to many Massachusetts towns in the Colonial era and has remained a small community since. The nearest urban area is Worcester. Ashburnham benefits from several local lakes and streams and the Ashburnham State Forest as well as other wildlife areas. Ashburnham is located about 50 miles west of Boston and the town is near the state border with New Hampshire.

Rehab Centers In Ashburnham, Massachusetts

Ashburnham is home to a private school, the Cushing Academy, and a summer camp, Camp Winnekeag. There are no substance use recovery facilities or programs in the community. The nearest program is located in Ashby, approximately four miles away.

Rehab Centers Near Ashburnham, Massachusetts

Nearby towns like Ashby, Fitchburg, and Gardner offer close options for residents of Ashburnham. In these towns, people are likely to find both inpatient and outpatient programs. 

Spring Hill Recovery Center, Ashby, Massachusetts

Spring Hill Recovery Center is operated by Sunspire Recovery Centers, a large substance use treatment corporation with insurance-based programs in several states. Spring Hill Recovery Center is a residential treatment program located on a 70-acre campus. The program offers a continuum of care including short-term and long-term residential treatment and an intensive outpatient program.

LUK Crisis Center Inc: LUK Behavioral Health Clinic, Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Located on Westminster Street in Fitchburg, LUK's Crisis Center offers crisis intervention, assessment, and substance use disorder treatment. LUK was founded as "Let Us Know Crisis Center Inc" by VISTA volunteers in 1970. Today, the organization provides crisis, mental health, and substance use disorder counseling. LUK's center provides individual and group counseling for adults and adolescents.

Community Health Connections, Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Community Health Connections operates community health centers in Massachusetts, including its Fitchburg location. The Federally-Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) offer a range of health services, including acupuncture and primary health care. Substance use disorder treatment at the Fitchburg clinic includes an outpatient medication-assisted therapy (MAT) program with suboxone, outpatient treatment coordinated with health care, and vivitrol treatment.

GAAMHA, Inc., Pathway House, Gardner, Massachusetts

GAAMHA provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health and substance use disorders. GAAMHA's Pathway House was founded in 1972 and provides a structured residential treatment program for men. GAAMHA also provides recovery coaching, a sober living home, and transitional and permanent supportive housing for individuals in recovery.

Substance Abuse In Ashburnham And Worcester County

The state of Massachusetts keeps thorough statistics on substance use disorder admissions and requests for treatment. Ashburnham is a small community, but substance use treatment admissions and requests for assistance show that the primary requests for treatment have been for alcohol and heroin use:

  • 37.2% of requests for treatment from Ashburnham in 2014 were for alcohol use, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

  • 44.2% of requests for treatment from Ashburnham in 2014 were for heroin use.

  • Three Ashburnham residents died from opioid overdoses between 2015 and 2017, according to Massachusetts state reports.

Traveling For The Best Program

As a small community, Ashburnham's residents will need to travel for substance use disorder treatment. A large insurance-based residential treatment and recovery center is located four miles away in Ashby. Located 50 miles west of Boston, Ashburnham residents can also access many different treatment options in the city or elsewhere in Massachusetts. For more information, contact

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