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.

  • 1-888-244-6843


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)

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)

  • 508-638-6000


  • 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

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)

  • 617-423-6627


  • 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

Alcoholics Anonymous

  • 617-426-9444


  • 12 Step Programs for Individuals with a Substance Use Disorder The website lists meeting places and times listed by city/town

Highlanders Alcoholics Anonymous

  • 617-696-4600

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Milton, MA 02186

  • the group Meets every Friday, at 7 p.m.

Boston Bulldogs

Town of Milton Resources

The Milton Board of Health


  • 617-898-4886

    • 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
Town Hall

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.:

Another recommended app is the SoberGrid AppSober 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.