Substance Use Disorders

The City of Worcester cares about its community members that struggle with addiction and substance use disorders. The complex disease of addiction not only affects individuals every day but touches the lives of family, friends, and entire communities. Below please find a list of local services and their contact information available to area residents.

In an emergency, dial 9 1 1

State Resources

Massachusetts Substance Abuse Resources
Massachusetts Substance Use Resources
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Worcester/Central Ma Resources

DETOX SERVICES

AdCare Hospital

800-345-3552

Community HealthLink

800-750-9009

Recovery Centers of America

978-571-6050

Spectrum Health Systems

508-898-1570

SUBOXONE TREATMENT

SUBOXONE® (buprenorphine and naloxone) Sublingual Film (CIII)

866-973-4373

METHADONE TREATMENT

Spectrum Health Systems

508-898-1570

OUTPATIENT SERVICES

AdCare Hospital

508-453-3053

Community HealthLink

508-860-1260

Spectrum Health Systems

508-898-1570

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous

508-752-9000

Everyday Miracles Peer Recovery

508-799-6221

Narcotics Anonymous

866-624-3578

MEDICATION DISPOSAL

Worcester Police Department: 9-11 Lincoln Square, Worcester

Grafton Police Department: 28 Providence Road, Grafton 

Leicester Police Department: 90 South Main Street, Leicester 

Millbury Town Hall: 127 Elm Street, Millbury 

West Boylston Police Department: 141 Sterling St, West Boylston

Walgreens: 320 Park Avenue, Worcester 

SYRINGE/SHARPS DISPOSAL

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Worcester Senior Center: 128 Providence Street, Worcester

Family Health Center: 26 Queen Street, Worcester

AIDS Project Worcester: 85 Green Street, Worcester 

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center: 19 Tacoma Street & 631 Lincoln Street, Worcester

Ethiopian Dream Center: 18 Millbury Street, Worcester

Worcester Division of Public Health: 25 Meade Street, Worcester

Leicester Police Department: 90 South Main Street, Leicester

Millbury Town Hall: 127 Elm Street, Millbury 

Shrewsbury Health Department: 100 Maple Avenue, Shrewsbury

 

NARCAN DISTRIBUTORS

AIDS Project Worcester

508-755-3773

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Community Health Link

800-977-5555

REHAB & TREATMENT HELPLINES

Alcohol and Drug Hotline: 800-821-4357

Health Helpline: 800-272-4232

Hunger hotline: 617-523-7010

MA Substance Abuse Information Hotline: 800-327-5050

National Drug and Alcohol Treatment: 800-662-HELP

Poison Control: 800-682-9211

Safe Link Hotline: 877-785-2020

Samaritans (suicide help line): 508-875-4500

UMass Emergency Mental Health: 508-856-3562

United Way: 211

Youth Services

The opiate epidemic has affected individuals of all ages and backgrounds, including the youth in our community. Learn more about services and help for youths and families with substance use disorders. 

Youth Substance Use Resources

City of Worcester
Customer Service Line
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
508-929-1300
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