Brookline Drug & Alcohol Rehab, Detox & Treatment Resources

Located in the greater Boston metropolitan area, Brookline is a sophisticated blend of culture, history and progress. Brookline is known for being the birthplace of the 35th U.S. president, John F. Kennedy, and Frederick Law Olmstead who’s the father of landscape architecture. It’s no wonder that Brookline boasts several parks, open spaces and architectural designated neighborhoods. Brookline is very urban in that it’s a great walking city where residents and visitors enjoy the arts, shopping and dining venues.

Beneath the meticulously landscaped scenery, however, Brookline has been forced to address the problem of opioid overdoses just like most of the rest of the country. Although there were only two opioid-related deaths in Brookline in 2016, authorities are vigilant about educating young people on the dangers of substance abuse. In the state of Massachusetts, heroin wreaks the most havoc with the overdose rate being twice what it is anywhere else in the country. It is especially lethal when mixed with prescription opioids.

Even though opioid overdose deaths in Brookline are low, one death is too many. If you or someone you know is caught up in the lifestyle of addiction and want to break free, know that help is available, including help at drug rehab centers in Brookline and beyond.

Our Closest Facility:
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The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper Drug & Alcohol Rehab
761 Cuthbert Boulevard Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
The IAFF Center of Excellence does not operate in the state of Massachusetts. Our closest facility is in Maryland and can be seen in the map above.

Finding Help and Recovery in Brookline, MA

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers in Brookline, Massachusetts

Dealing with substance use disorder can be confusing, and you may not know where to turn for support. When you’re ready to get help, there are many rehab centers available. The best center for you will be based on your individual situation, and it helps to know a little bit about each type before committing to a program.

Brookline Residential Treatment Programs

Some people seeking substance misuse recovery will do best in a residential treatment program due to the severity of an addiction or the length of time the person has been addicted. These people will especially benefit from hospitalization due to the 24/7 medical support that will ease the detox process. Qualified therapists are also on staff to support emotional and psychiatric needs as those in recovery work through issues that may be at work to keep them addicted.

Brookline Partial Hospitalization Programs

Those people who need some flexibility with their treatment schedule can opt for partial hospitalization, which allows those in recovery to spend their evenings at home or in another safe environment. Patients still have access to medical care and must attend therapeutic sessions to get the full benefits of what treatment has to offer.

Brookline Outpatient Treatment Programs

Outpatient treatment may be a good option for those who haven’t been addicted long or don’t have a severe addiction to manage. This type of treatment offers wide flexibility in that the patient returns home in the evenings after attending daytime sessions at the facility. Those who have family or other commitments may find that this option works best for them.

It may seem as if your substance use disorder is something you’ll never conquer, or you may be frustrated because you’ve tried while recovery eluded you. Please don’t give up hope. There is a treatment plan out there that can work for you. Whether you decide to receive treatment at a rehab center in Brookline Massachusetts or opt to travel to another city, the perfect treatment combination is available. Reach out today to start the recovery process and transition to a healthier lifestyle as soon as possible.

Brookline Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers

The first step in your recovery will be going through detox in order to remove any harmful substances from your system. Medical support is always available to those entering recovery when the urge to use drugs or alcohol becomes too intense. Once this has been completed, you’ll be able to continue with your recovery treatment based on the best option for you. Take a look at drug or alcohol detox programs and get the help you need today.

Recovery Meetings Near You in Brookline

Most addiction specialists agree that recovery meetings are a great extension of a Brookline, Massachusetts drug rehab program or a Brookline, Massachusetts alcohol rehab program. When those in recovery receive the support of peers in appropriate recovery meetings, they will have a better chance of a successful full recovery. The Brookline area has many meeting options including Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, SMART Recovery, Al-Anon and Nar-Anon. Some of them are listed here.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings

Peer support is a critical component of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), especially if urges to relapse occur. AA was established to help those struggling with alcohol addiction. The 12-step program helps those in recovery take it one day at a time. Membership in AA is free, and the only requirement is that members have a desire to live an alcohol-free lifestyle. Some Brookline area AA meetings are listed here.

All Saints Church
1773 Beacon St.
Brookline, MA 02445

Congregation Kehillath Israel
384 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02446

Public Safety Building
350 Washington St.
Brookline, MA 02445

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a worldwide organization that supports those in recovery from substance misuse disorder. Their 12-step program urges members to make positive changes in their lives by calling on a higher power for direction. Membership in NA is free, and members only have to commit to not using drugs. Some Brookline area NA meetings are listed here.

All Saints Church
1773 Beacon St.
Brookline, MA 02445

Brookline Police Station
350 Washington St.
Brookline, MA 02445

Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church
15 St. Paul St.
Brookline, MA 02446

SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery was founded on the principle of self-reliance for those in recovery. SMART Recovery is different from other recovery meeting options in that it’s based on scientific principles with the possibility of physiological factors as the foundation of addiction. Members with any type of addiction including cocaine, alcohol, gambling and sex are welcome to join and explore new recovery options. Meetings are available locally as well as online. Some Brookline area meetings are included here.

Dimock Health Center Detox
45 Dimock St.
Roxbury, MA 02119

Arbour Counseling
157 Green St.
Boston, MA 02130

Step Rox
9 Palmer St.
Boston, MA 02119

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings

Loving someone in the grips of substance misuse disorder can be hard, especially if you’ve been doing it for a long time. We know how hard it is to watch as someone struggles in the grip of addiction and how you can feel helpless, especially when nothing you try to do to help seems to be working. You need to know that you’re not alone in your struggle.

When you reach out to Al-Anon or Nar-Anon you’ll get much needed coping mechanisms for working through the frustrations in your life. Plus, you’ll meet other people who are working through some of the same issues that you’re dealing with. Even if the person you love is in recovery, we encourage you to attend a meeting for the positive impact it can have on your life. Make the first call. You’ll be glad that you have a new form of support to help you through this period in your life and that you can continue to support your loved one.

Tecumseh House
107 Fisher Ave.
Roxbury, MA 02120

Families & Friends In Crisis
71 Cherry St.
Cambridge, MA 02139

If you’re ready to enter recovery from substance misuse, you should be commended. There are several options for getting to the other side of addiction, and Brookline has many treatment and detox centers. Some people opt to enter treatment in a city away from home because it removes them from some familiar habits and routines which could deter their progress. Whatever your choice is, congratulations on taking this positive step toward a sober lifestyle for you and for those who care for you.

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The Recovery Village aims to improve the quality of life for people struggling with substance use or mental health disorder with fact-based content about the nature of behavioral health conditions, treatment options and their related outcomes. We publish material that is researched, cited, edited and reviewed by licensed medical professionals. The information we provide is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. It should not be used in place of the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers.

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