3 Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers in East Boston, Massachusetts

Considering Boston's Colonial History, East Boston or "Eastie" is a relative newcomer to the city scene. Eastie consists of Boston Harbor's five islands, which have been connected and filled since the 1830s to form the neighborhood. East Boston is home to more than 40,000 people, and the area experiences significant problems related to substance abuse.

Rehab Centers In East Boston, Massachusetts

East Boston is home to a number of historic homes and beautiful districts, parks, churches, and shipyards. There are also a few rehab centers within city limits.

North Suffolk Mental Health Association

North Suffolk Mental Health Association provides outpatient, adolescent, and residential/sober living homes for those with addiction. The organization offers a structured outpatient program (SOP) and an intensive outpatient program (IOP) at its East Boston location on Porter Street. The Meridian House is a transitional living home for individuals in recovery seeking sober lifestyles.

Clean Slate Centers

Clean Slate Centers are an insurance-based, for-profit medication-assisted treatment (MAT) organization which offers medication and counseling for individuals with opioid or alcohol use disorders. Clean Slate's center in East Boston is located on Meridian Street, with the patient entrance on Paris Street. Medications offered include Suboxone, Vivitrol, Zubsolv, and Subutex.

Rehabilitation And Health Inc.

Rehabilitation and Health, Inc. operates a halfway house for adult men and Veterans located on White Street in East Boston. Programs and services are available primarily through the court and judicial system. The primary program is long-term residential. There is also a halfway house program offering transitional housing, counseling, and a structured recovery program using vouchers and community reinforcement.

Rehab Centers Near East Boston, Massachusetts

With more than 200 substance use disorder treatment organizations and programs located within Boston, residents of East Boston may travel to other areas of the city for treatment.

AdCare Hospital: Boston Clinic, Boston, Massachusetts

Located on Congress Street, AdCare Hospital's Boston location offers outpatient treatment, including an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for substance use disorders. Specialties in Boston include groups for family and friends, a co-occurring disorders group, relapse prevention, parenting group, and women's early recovery.

Boston Alcohol And Substance Abuse Programs, Inc.

Also known as Boston A.S.A.P., the program is located on Kingston Street, offering medication-assisted treatment, mental health and co-occurring disorder services, group therapy, and a multiple offender program (MOP) along with driver alcohol education programs.

Substance Abuse In East Boston & Suffolk County

East Boston has slightly lower rates of substance use disorders than other parts of Boston, at about 9.7% as reported by a 2015 Blue Cross/Blue Shield survey. Other things to consider include:

  • Boston women had 70 to 75% lower rates of admission for alcohol, heroin, and marijuana in 2016, according to the Health of Boston Report.

  • 72% of East Boston parents said they wanted more information about youth substance abuse when they participated in the Mayor's 2018 Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Plan.

  • 52% of East Boston high school students reported using alcohol, and 35% reported using Marijuana, according to the Mayor's 2018 report.


Traveling For The Best Program

East Boston has resources for outpatient substance use disorder treatment and transitional and sober living homes. If a program nearby isn’t the right fit, consider traveling to other areas of Massachusetts. Always keep the person’s needs and preferences in mind when selecting a program. For more information about addiction treatment in Massachusetts, contact RehabCenter.net.


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