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Employee Assistance Program resource list

Last updated: 7/6/17

Employee Assistance Program resource list

We have a list of resources for alcohol and drug recovery, childcare, domestic violence, mental health, and much more.

If you have questions about the resources listed below, please contact the Employee Assistance Program.

Still have questions? Contact:
Human Resources
1 City Hall Square
Room 612
Boston, MA 02201-2017
United States
Please keep in mind

We only add treatment centers from the Greater Boston area. To find centers outside of Greater Boston, please search the Start Your Recovery website.

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Alcohol / Drug Recovery

Name of Service Description
Start Your Recovery Our goal is to offer people who are dealing with substance use issues a single source of relatable, reliable information at any stage of their recovery journey.
American Addiction Centers Our mission is to provide quality, comprehensive, compassionate and innovative care to adults and adolescents struggling with alcohol or drug conditions, and mental and behavioral health issues.
Spectrum Health System Inc. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives
St. Elizabeth Comprehensive Addiction Program St. Elizabeth's Comprehensive Addiction Program, widely known as SECAP, is Boston’s oldest hospital-based program for the treatment of addiction. It was founded in 1976 to meet community concerns.
Substance abuse and Mental Health Administration The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.
NamaStay Sober NamaStay Sober is a 501(c)(3) organization that funds unlimited monthly yoga and fitness memberships to recovering addicts.
Narcotics Anonymous Every addict in the world had the chance to experience our message in his or her own language and cultural and find the opportunity for a new way of life.
Smart Recovery Self-Help Network There have been over 18,000 SMART Recovery Self-Help Group meetings in Massachusetts since 1990. All groups are lead by volunteers, most of whom are graduates of the SR Program.
Addiction Recovery Management Services – ARMS The Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS) specializes in supporting teenagers and young adults between the ages of 14 and 26, and their parents, as they deal with their substance use and related problems.
Marijuana Anonymous Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share our experience, strength, and hope with each other that we may solve our common problem and help others to recover from marijuana addiction.
Highpoint Treatment Center High Point Treatment Center's (HPTC) mission is to prevent and treat chemical dependency and provide therapeutic services for mental health issues. Our goal is to help an individual achieve personal change and accept responsibility toward an improved quality of life.
Gosnold on Cape Cod For over 40 years Gosnold has been servicing individuals and families affected by addiction. Gosnold supports you for the life of your recovery.
Elizabeth Stone House The Elizabeth Stone House serves homeless and at-risk families and individuals in a goal-oriented, outcome-driven service environment by resolving the issues that made them homeless – domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental illness – so that they can attain and maintain permanent housing, personal safety, and economic stability.
Cocaine Anonymous Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.
Boston Public Health Commission Addiction Services The City of Boston has a robust system of care for individuals, families, and communities affected by substance abuse. At the Boston Public Health Commission, we work to make sure this system is as easy to navigate as possible for those that need our support.
Ad-Care Hospital Ad-Care is fully equipped to treat individuals at all levels of addiction, including patients with more complex medical or psychiatric needs.
Alcoholics Anonymous A.A.’s primary purpose of maintaining our sobriety and helping other alcoholics achieve recovery.
Boston Treatment Centers At Boston Drug Treatment Centers, we know that recovery is possible and that you can overcome that addiction.
The Renfrew Center / Eating Disorders The Renfrew Center supports the belief that there is never a single cause for the development of an eating disorder. Rather, eating disorders are complex illnesses with biological, genetic, psychological, social and developmental roots. Effective treatment must target this entire range of factors.
Arbour Health System Arbour Health System is the largest private mental health system in Massachusetts. Arbour Health System is committed to providing easy access to a comprehensive range of behavioral health services for all patient age.
Brattleboro Retreat / Mental Health and Addiction Care Help for mental health and addictive disorders is available for you, right here on our private, southern Vermont campus. If you’re suffering from problems with depression, addiction to alcohol or other drugs, bipolar disorder, or difficulties related to anxiety, PTSD, or a co-occurring dual diagnosis disorder, then come to the Brattleboro Retreat.

Childcare

Name of Service Description
Department of Early Education and Care The Commonwealth of Massachusetts website highlights several child care topics.
Child Care Resource and Referral Network Find resources and referral information about early education care and afterschool programs throughout Massachusetts.
Commonwealth Children’s Center The center thrives on its unique ability to attract families from economically and geographically diverse neighborhoods to the rich history of downtown Boston.

City of Boston Child Care

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Child Care services are available for children aged three months to seven years old on a limited basis through the City Hall Child Care program.
Childcare Choices of Boston Childcare Choices of Boston serves as a child care resource and referral agency.

Domestic violence

Name of Service Description
Women of Means Medical Care of Women in Need At Women of Means our mission is to improve the lives of women who are homeless or marginally housed through quality healthcare, education, and advocacy.
The National Domestic Hotline The hotline is the only center in the nation that has access to service providers and shelters across the U.S. Today, the hotline continues to grow and explore new avenues of service.
Suffolk County District Attorney / Domestic Violence Victims As part of its overall mission of serving victims and protecting citizens of the county, District Attorney Conley’s office maintains a presence in nine district and municipal courts throughout Suffolk Count.
Massachusetts Law Domestic Violence You can find out information about the Massachusetts court system and domestic violence issues.
Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless The mission of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless is to eradicate homelessness from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Coalition Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence The coalition is changing the way society views and reacts to sexual and domestic violence in ways that make our communities safer today, and for future generations.
Gay Men Domestic Violence Project The project's mission is to assist and support victims and survivors of domestic violence in GLBTQ communities, bring about responsive public policy, and increase access to culturally competent services.
Futures Without Violence Nineteen teams comprised of local domestic violence organizations and health care facilities were selected to develop policy and clinical responses to domestic and sexual violence.
Fenway Health The mission of Fenway Health is to enhance the wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and all people in our neighborhoods and beyond through access to the highest quality health care, education, research, and advocacy.
Emerge-Counseling and Education to Stop Domestic Violence This website is designed to offer information on services Emerge offers, and should not be considered a substitute for seeking out abuser education services.
Elizabeth Stone House The Elizabeth Stone House serves homeless and at-risk families and individuals in a goal-oriented, outcome-driven service environment by resolving the issues that made them homeless.
Casa Myrna Casa Myrna was founded in 1977 by a group of volunteers in Boston’s South End to provide a safe haven for women who were being abused by their husbands and partners.
Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence The task force primarily serves Asian families and individuals in Massachusetts and New England who suffer from, or are at risk of suffering from, domestic violence.
Reach Beyond Domestic Violence The website is for victims of violence, their families and friends, and the agencies and programs which serve them, both public and private.

Elder care

Name of Service Description
Senior Whole Health At Senior Whole Health, our mission is to maximize the quality of life, health, security, and independence of our members.
National Council on Aging We offer tools and resources for you and the older adults you care about.
Executive Office of Elders Affairs Find extensive government services for elder services on many subjects and issues.
Boston ElderINFO Boston ElderINFO assists elders, disabled individuals, and their families in accessing a comprehensive range of services that address health care needs.
Commonwealth Care Alliance At Commonwealth Care Alliance, our mission is to provide the best possible care, tailored individually to the members we serve throughout Massachusetts – elders and people across the age spectrum with special healthcare needs.
City of Boston Elderly Commission The mission of the Elderly Commission is to enhance the quality of life for Boston's senior citizens.
Family Caregiver Alliance To alliance's mission is to improve the quality of life for caregivers and those they care for through information, services, and advocacy.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America The mission of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America is to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families.
Alzheimer’s Association The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research.
Senior Resource Center, Inc. The center's multidisciplinary concept unites asset preservation, health care coordination and advocacy, and legal overview under one roof.

Financial

Name of Service Description
City of Boston Credit Union The credit union's mission is to be the primary financial service provider for its members, while offering prompt and convenient financial services.
Mass Mutual Financial Group MassMutual was founded on May 15, 1851. From the beginning, they have had a single purpose: to help people secure their future and protect the ones they love.
Debt Management Department You can find information about debt management on the State Treasurer's website.
Executive Office of Administration and Finance Find information on administration and financial concerns on the state website.
DMI-Debt Management Inc. They service over 2500 clients and have collected in excess of $15,000,000 on behalf of them.
The Credit Counseling Professionals American Consumer Credit Counseling is a nonprofit organization that offers consumer credit counseling services, debt management, and financial management education to consumers nationwide.

Housing

Name of Service Description
Boston Home Center The Boston Home Center helps Boston residents purchase, improve, and keep their homes.
Metropolitan Boston and Housing Partnership The partnership's mission is to ensure that the region’s low- and moderate-income individuals and families have choice and mobility in finding and retaining decent affordable housing.
Housing and Economic Development The division of the Department of Housing and Community Development provides funding to developers, nonprofits, and communities to assist first-time homebuyers.
Elizabeth Stone House The Elizabeth Stone House serves homeless and at-risk families and individuals in a goal-oriented, outcome-driven service environment by resolving the issues that made them homeless.

Legal

Name of Service Description
Boston Bar Association The association’s mission is to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, and serve the community at large.
Senior Resource Center, Inc. The center's multidisciplinary concept unites asset preservation, health care coordination and advocacy, as well as legal overview under one roof.

 

Mental health

Name of Service Description
Samaritans Samaritans’ mission is to reduce the incidence of suicide by alleviating despair, isolation, distress and suicidal feelings among individuals in our community, educate the public about suicide prevention, and reduce the stigma associated with suicide.
American Association of Suicidology The goal of the American Association of Suicidology is to understand and prevent suicide.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline The lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Stop a Suicide Today / Screening for Mental Health Stop a Suicide today was developed Douglas G. Jacobs, MD, as a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to help colleagues, friends, and loved ones.
Suicide Prevention Resource Center The center is the nation’s only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
American Psychiatric Association The association was founded in 1844 and is the world’s largest psychiatric organization.
Mental Health America Mental Health America – founded in 1909 – is the nation’s leading community-based nonpprofit dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives.
National Institute of Mental Health The institute is the nation’s leader in research on mental disorders, supporting research to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses.
National Alliance of Mental Health The alliance is nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention Since 1999, the coalition has worked to bring about awareness and mobilize community action.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America The association educates patients and their families about disorders and helps them find treatment, resources, and support.
American Academy of Child/Adolescent Psychiatry The association is dedicated to protecting the health of children everywhere.
Massmen / Massachusetts Mental Health Resources for Men The website for Massachusetts men and their loved ones offers statewide mental health information, resources, and online self-assessments.
Brattleboro Retreat / Mental Health and Addiction Care Help for mental health and addictive disorders is available for you on their southern Vermont campus.

Process addictions

Name of Service Description
Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling The private, nonprofit health agency is dedicated to providing leadership to reduce the social, financial, and emotional costs of problem gambling.
Gamblers Anonymous The men and women of this fellowship share their experience, strength, and hope with each other.
Overeaters Anonymous Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive overeating, binge eating, and other eating disorders. 
MGH Eating Disorder Clinical and Research Program You can find research, treatment, education, and training information through this Massachusetts General Hospital program.
The Renfrew Center / Eating Disorders The Renfrew Center supports the belief that there is never a single cause for the development of an eating disorder.
The National Eating Disorders Association The association supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.

Stress

Name of Service Description
Parental Stress Line A resource page for parents dealing with stressful issues.
Parents Helping Parents The 24-hour Parental Stress Line provides telephone counseling, information, and referrals.
National Parent Helpline The organization leads the way in prevention by positively impacting the well-being of families and communities worldwide.
National Alliance of Mental Health The alliance is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.