Behavioral Health resource organizations

  • Organization Website Additional Information
    Addiction Recovery Centers http://www.recovery.org/browse/wilmington-ma/ Addiction Recovery Centers near Wilmington
    Addiction Treatment/Rehab http://www.projectknow.com/find/rehab/wilmington-ma/ Treatment and Rehab locations near Wilmington
    Advocates http://www.advocates.org/ Many services available including a crisis hotline (800-640-5432)
    Al-Anon/Alateen http://ma-al-anon-alateen.org/ Support groups for individuals struggling with a friends or family members addiction problems 1-888-4AL-ANON
    Alcoholics Anonymous www.aa.org  
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/  
    Central Intake and Care Coordiantion (CICC)   Guidance around levels of care and substance abuse services in the area.  866-705-2807
    CHADD – Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder http://www.chadd.org/ Works to improve lives of people with ADHD through education, advocacy, and support. Offers support groups, information and sharing.
    Child Requiring Assistance (CRA)   Parents can file through the juvenile courts to receive assistance a runaway child, a stubborn child or a sexually exploited child.

    -Quick Guide: http://www.clcm.org/CRA_guide_5-30-12.pdf

    -Application: http://www.mass.gov/courts/forms/cra-forms-gen.html

    -Detailed Parent Handbook About CRA’s:  http://www.childrensleague.org/wp content/uploads/CRA-Parent-Handbook-from-MA-Juvenile-Court.pdf

    Children’s Advocacy Center http://www.northwesterncac.org/ Interdisciplinary Support when a child discloses Sexual Abuse.
    Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/commissions-and-initiatives/cbhi/  
    Families Anonymous http://www.familiesanonymous.org/ 12 Step fellowship for the family and friends of those individuals with drug, alcohol or related behavioral issues
    Family Resource Center http://www.nsmcfamilyresourccenter.org/ The Family Resource Center is for children, adolescents, parents and professionals. It provides educational materials, links to community resources, conferences, and family support in all areas of children’s development and behavioral health.
    Family TIES of Massachusetts http://www.massfamilyties.org/ Statewide information and parent-to-parent support project for families of children with special needs and chronic illnesses.
    The Federation for Children with Special Needs http://fcsn.org/ Provides support and assistance to parents of children with disabilities.
    Healthy Families   First time parents (under 20) 781-693-1232
    Institute for Health and Recovery http://www.healthrecovery.org/ Counseling for teens and parents, more intensive programs as well.  617-661-3991
    Lahey Behavioral Health Services http://www.nebhealth.org/  
    Learn to Cope http://learn2cope.org/ Peer-led, free support groups for families dealing with addiction and recovery as well as a discussion board
    Lives in the Balance http://livesinthebalance.org/ Collaborative and Proactive Solutions for working with and supporting children with behavioral challenges
    Love is Respect http://www.loveisrespect.org/ Helping teens with questions or concerns about dating relationships. Also provides support for concerned friends, family members, etc. Chat on the website, Call: 1-866-331-9474, or Text: LOVEIS to 22522
    Lowell House http://lowellhouseinc.org/ Intensive outpatient, residential, outreach, case management, classes for Substance Abuse.  978.459.8656
    Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth http://www.mass.gov/cgly/ Independent agency to investigate resources and make recommendations about policies and programs supporting LGBTQ youth.
    Massachusetts Department of Mental Health http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dmh/ For kids and parents with severe and persistent mental illness. Offer free services such as counseling, groups, respite, assessment facilities, treatment facilities to promote stabilization, skill building and treatment when found eligible.
    Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council http://www.mass.gov/mddc Provides information, support, trainings, referral and advocacy to provide opportunities for people with disabilities, and their families to enhance independence, productivity, and inclusion.
    Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline http://helpline-online.com/ “Find a Treatment Center” link helps you search by treatment issue, location and specific need. Numerous types of challenges and supports or you can call 1-800-327-5050
    Massachusetts Substance Abuse Youth and Young Adult Services www.mass.gov/dph/youthtreatment Range of services to help with Substance Abuse.  From insurance based counseling, recovery coaches, intensive community support, case management, groups, detox and stabilization programs, and activities; some of these services can be provided at reduced costs.
    My Life My Choice   Mentoring and groups for teens being exploited or whom are involved in running, substance use,  sexual behaviors. 617-699-4998
    Narcotics Anonymous http://www.na.org/  
    National Alliance on Mental Illness https://www.nami.org/  
    National Human Trafficking Resource Center http://traffickingresourcecenter.org/ Connect to resources, help file reports, crisis management.  888-373-7888
    Northeast ARC http://www.nsarc.org/ Provides a wide array of residential, day, family support, autism, personal assistance, and early intervention services.
    PAL – The Parent/Professional Advocacy League http://www.ppal.net/ A network of parents and professionals promoting a strong voice for families of children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and mental health needs.
    Parent-to-Parent http://www.massfamilyties.org/p2p/p2p Program to bring together parents facing similar challenges in raising their children with special needs.
    Project Know http://www.projectknow.com/ Information on addiction and treatment
    REACH http://reachma.org/ 24×7 hotline 1-800-899-4000.  Provides services for domestic violence victims.  Including emergency shelters, court advocacy, free legal advice supervised visitation, housing stabilization, individual counseling, groups, and trauma treatment agencies. REACH can help identify what would be useful and refer. They also do crisis management.
    Recovery.org http://www.recovery.org/ Information on addiction treatment
    Safe Place http://nationalsafeplace.org/ For youth on the run who need assistance with a place to stay or food
    Samaritans of Boston http://samaritanshope.org/ Suicide prevention.  877-870-4673 24×7 or Text 3PM – 11 PM.  Teen to teen Befriending Service allows High School students to chat with peers (http://samaritanshope.org/im-hear/)
    Self Injury http://www.selfinjury.bctr.cornell.edu/  
    STEPS http://www.stepsarlington.org/ Arlington MA 781-646-2826 Independent Living Skills Support by Peers
    Stop Addiction http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/stop-addiction/  
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration http://www.samhsa.gov/