Addiction Recovery Resources
Milton Police and Fire Departments
Referral and Helpline Services
Milton Cares for Drug & Alcohol Addiction
If you, a loved one, or a Milton neighbor are struggling with drug or alcohol problems, Milton Cares is a new program that will confidentially and discreetly send over a team of specialists who will come to the home of Milton residents and provide your family with help. A Substance Abuse Counselor and Recovery Coach will be accompanied by a plain-clothed Milton community officer to offer your family support, advice and resources for how to access life-saving medically assisted treatment, rehabilitation, or just support about how to handle a family member or friend at home struggling with addiction.
Interface Referral Service
A free and confidential mental health and addiction disorders referral telephone service for Milton Residents. Referral to outpatient services only. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.
The Massachusetts Substance Abuse Helpline
Mass. Suicide Hotlines
South Shore Mental Health Crisis Line
For Social Services Information and Referrals
Adolescent Substance Use Treatment Services
Catalyst Clinic at Boston Medical Center
Provides mental health care, substance use specialty treatment, access to primary care, and social service supports to adolescents and young adults.
Schedule an appointment: 617-414-6655
The Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS)
ARMS provides rapid access to information for outreach and care management. Youth ages 14-26 and their families can be provided these services to assist in recovery from substance-related problems.
Adolescent Substance Abuse Program at Children's Hospital
Youth Central Intake and Care Coordination (YCICC)
Toll free: 866-705-2807
Or 617- 661-3991
TTY: 617- 661-9051
Free and confidential help finding the right youth residential substance use treatment program or other services addressing youth substance use.
CASTLE (Clean and Sober Teens Living Empowered)
A short-term treatment center committed to the prevention, treatment, and abstinence of drug and alcohol use in adolescents.
Substance Abuse Recovery Support Resources (all ages)
If you or someone you care about is experiencing substance abuse issues, here are some resources.
Grayken Center for Addiction at Boston Medical Center
Gavin Foundation Center for Recovery Services
Holistic approach to addiction treatment, ages 14-22.
South Shore Peer Recovery Initiative
Located in Scituate, is a volunteer-run center that organizes people in recovery from all addictions, their family members, friends and allies. The offer peer recovery support groups, family member support groups, and assistance with jobs, housing and social activities.
The Journey Recovery Project
For pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorders (interactive web based program)
A New Way Recovery Center in Quincy
This is a drop-in center for people struggling with alcohol or drug dependency, staffed by Recovery Coaches who are trained peers in recovery. Open Monday-Saturday, 8am-early evening.
Canton Drop-In Center
Congregational Church of Canton, Fellowship Hall
Second Wednesday Monthly from 6-9pm
Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR)
MOAR’s mission is to organize recovering individuals, families and friends into a collective voice to educate the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other addictions.
Narcotics Anonymous - New England
12 Step Programs for Individuals with a Substance Use Disorder The website lists meeting places and times listed by city/town
Highlanders Alcoholics Anonymous
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Milton, MA 02186
the group Meets every Friday, at 7 p.m.
A running club for those impacted by addiction.
Town of Milton Resources
The Milton Board of Health
Referral services available in and around the community.
Free Biohazard Sharps containers to Police Department, Fire Department, and Schools for the safe disposal of discarded needles.
Residents may bring used needles for disposal in a required Sharps container to the Board of Health. Small containers $4; Large containers $8. Cash or checks accepted.
For more information contact:
Caroline A. Kinsella, B.S.N., R.N. Health Director
Milton Board of Health
The Milton Police Department
617-698-3800 (Non-emergency number)
Anonymous 24/7 self-service Medication Return Kiosk located in front lobby of the Milton Police Station.
Free and Low Cost Mobile Apps for Managing Addiction
Recovery Apps provide convenient and practical tools to help you in the recovery process. They can help you track sober time, manage triggers and emotions, find and share meetings, contact your sponsor discretely, receive daily inspirations and more. The Addiction Recovery Guide website offers a listing of mobile apps.: www.addictionrecoveryguide.org/resources/mobile_apps
Another recommended app is the SoberGrid App. Sober Grid is a free mobile app that connects you with other sober people. You are instantly connected to a global sober community in your neighborhood and around the globe. You can build strong sober support networks and inspire others.