2 Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers in Brighton, Massachusetts

Brighton is a neighborhood of Boston which is located in the northwest portion of the city. It includes parts of Boston College and is near Boston University. With about 42,000 residents, Brighton is located on the Charles River and is part of an overall revitalization effort in the city. 

Rehab Centers In Brighton, Massachusetts

Brighton is a traditional neighborhood in Boston and is part of the greater Boston area's population of 4.8 million people. Boston benefits from some of the top hospitals in the nation. Brighton's services for substance use disorders benefit from the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), the oldest such service in the United States.

Steward St. Elizabeth's Substance Use Services (SECAP)

Steward St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Brighton is a large medical center and teaching hospital. The hospital's substance use disorder program (SECAP) was founded in 1976 and is Boston's oldest hospital-based treatment program for substance use disorders. All levels of treatment, from Level 4 medically-monitored inpatient detox to outpatient therapy and recovery, are offered.

Column Health

Column Health is a medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and therapy-oriented organization that operates four clinics in the Boston area, including one on Washington St. in Brighton. The CARF-accredited program provides medication-assisted therapy (MAT) for alcohol and opioid addiction, including Antabuse, Suboxone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine without Naloxone. 

Addiction Treatment Center Of New England

The Addiction Treatment Center of New England, located on Warren Street, provides Massachusetts-funded medication-assisted treatment (MAT), detox, and medication-free treatment to individuals affected primarily by opioids, but also additional substances including alcohol. Outreach and outpatient treatment are offered, including counseling and assistance in obtaining social services and additional mental health services.

Brighton Alcohol And Substance Abuse Programs, Inc.

Located on Kingston Street in Brighton, Brighton A.S.A.P. offers a variety of substance use treatment programs including driver alcohol education, a multiple offender program (MOP), and a medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program combined with counseling and support groups. Mental health and anger management services are also available.

Rehab Centers Near Brighton, Massachusetts

In its north Boston location, Brighton benefits from a number of programs in the neighborhood, as well as the more than 200 substance use disorder treatment programs located city-wide. These programs are sponsored by the State of Massachusetts, Brighton Public Health Department, and Suffolk County.

Right Turn, Watertown, Massachusetts 

Right Turn offers a men's housing program, an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for men and women, neuropsychological assessment, outreach services, family services, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT). The services are LGBT-friendly and also offer services for individuals with co-occurring disorders.

Substance Abuse In Brighton & Suffolk County

Although services are available, the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) reports that a lack of coordinated services, long wait times, and too-few counselors affect the number of people able to receive treatment. The BPHC maintains complete health statistics for the city, including:

  • Allston/Brighton averaged 25.5 deaths per 100,000 residents from 2011-2015.

  • Men comprised 75% of the deaths from alcohol and drug use in Boston between 2011 and 2015.

  • 75% of the more than 1,374 Boston deaths from opioids were associated with fentanyl.

Traveling For The Best Program

Allston/Brighton is located in North Boston and its residents have access to a world-class medical facility with a continuum of medically-oriented substance use treatment services. More than 200 programs exist in Boston, with more than 100 additional programs located in the Greater Boston Metropolitan Area. For help locating the best program in Massachusetts for the individual in need, contact RehabCenter.net.

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