Helpful Links/ Services
Some national and local services, including educational services and hotlines that may be helpful.
Andover Youth Services
AYS is committed to helping teens and young adults and their families through addiction and mental health treatment. They can be contacted to meet with families to offer advice and guidance.
Free Mental Health Screenings
The town of Newton, Ma, offers free anonymous mental health screenings that will give you a better idea as to if you should contact a mental health professional.
Peer Support Line
Call between the hours of 4 PM and 8 PM, any day of the week. A person who has been through the recovery process will listen and talk to you about the recovery process.
Crisis Text Line
Text a trained crisis counselor who receives the text and responds quickly.
Text “TWLOHA” to 741-741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Greater Lawrence Family Health Center
Provides multiple services dealing with addiction and mental health, including giving Narcan to those who need it.
Multiple locations across the Merrimack Valley
Officer Jason Dowd
Officer Dowd is a great resource to go to. He works in Andover High School, which makes him very accessible to students.
Brockton Opioid Abuse Prevention
Brockton, MA, town website for resources for treatment against opioid abuse.
Learn To Cope
Offers education, resources, and support groups for families struggling with addiction.
In The Rooms
Offers education, online videos, and online coping mechanisms for people looking to learn more about recovery.
Treatment Referral Hotline