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Information Regarding Drug and Alcohol Abuse

“In many cases we have often had occasion to observe that there is true hope for real liberation [from addiction]. As believers and members of the Church, this very hope encourages us to carry on.”.  Your parish priests are available at all times to speak with and help you, and there are also many agencies that are devoted to the well-being of those suffering from drug and alcohol addictions, and their families.  Please use the links below to find help, and do talk with our priests as well.

Emerson Hospital Addiction and Rehabilitation Programs

Emerson Hospital Addiction Support Groups

McLean Hospital Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, and Ambulatory Treatment Center

National Catholic Council on Addictions

Catholic Culture “From Despair to Hope”

Livestrong  “Drug Treatment in the Catholic Church”

Catholic Alcoholic (blog)

Al-Anon Family Groups of Massachusetts

Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training)

American Academy of Addictions Psychiatry

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Treatment Centers

Treatment for Addiction

Recovery Network

Alcohol Rehab Guide

Addiction Center



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