Resources & Info

Signs and Symptoms of An Overdose:

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/stop-addiction/

An overdose can occur minutes to hours after someone takes drugs.
Symptoms of opioid overdose:
•       Unresponsive or unconscious
•       Shallow or stopped breathing
•       Pale gray or blue skin, especially around the fingernails or lips
•       Deep and slow choking or snoring sounds
•       Small pupils

What to do:
•       Check for pulse and breathing
•       Call 911 immediately. Give the address & assessment: “not breathing, unresponsive”
•       If the person is not breathing, perform rescue breathing
•       Administer Narcan if available
•       If conscious/breathing, place the person on his/her side
•       Do not induce vomiting
•       Monitor until help arrives
Narcan is a medication that reverses an opioid overdose
Narcan works in 1 to 3 minutes and lasts 30 to 90 minutes
Training is available through distributors and medical professionals.

For More Information About Narcan:
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/substance-abuse/naloxone-info.pdf

Narcan Rescue Kits:
•       Walgreen Pharmacies
•       LEARN TO COPE
Taunton MA: 508-738-5148
www.learn2cope.org
•       The COPE Center
Brockton, MA: 508-583-3405
www.bamsi.org

Emergency Rooms & Hospitals with Substance Abuse Units

Mass General Hospital
http://www.massgeneral.org/psychiatry/services/aps_best.aspx

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
https://www.stelizabeth.com/AlcoholandDrugTreatment/default.aspx

Butler Hospital, Providence RI
http://www.butler.org/substanceabuse/index.cfm

http://treatment-facilities.healthgrove.com/l/9878/Butler-Hospital

Section 35
Involuntary Commitment Can Save a Life
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/substance-abuse/addictions/drugs-and-alcohol/section-35-faq.html#about

Adolescent Treatment Facilities:

ARMS
Mass General Hospital
Boston 617-643-4699
http://www.massgeneral.org/psychiatry/arms/home.aspx

BOSTON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
Boston 617-325-2727
http://www.childrenshospital.org/centers-and-services/adolescent-substance-abuse-program

BOURNEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEMS
Brookline 617-469-0300
http://www.bournewood.us/

BRATTLEBORO RETREAT
Brattleboro VT 802-257-7785 http://www.brattlebororetreat.org/programs/adolescent-inpatient-program

CASTLE
Brockton 508-638-6000
http://www.castlekids.org/

GOSNOLD CAPE COD
http://www.gosnold.org/

GOSNOLD DETOXIFICATION PROGRAM
Brockton 508-584-5190

MCLEAN HOSPITAL
Belmont 617-855-2151
http://www.mcleanhospital.org/programs/adolescent-art

Adolescent & Adult-Detox & Treatment Facilities:

High Point
www.hptc.org/site_plymouth.php
http://www.hptc.org/site_brockton.php

Phoenix House
www.phoenixhouse.org

McLean Hospital
http://www.mcleanhospital.org/programs/alcohol-and-drug-abuse-treatment-program

Residential Recovery Programs:

Gosnold
www.gosnold.org

North Cottage Program Inc.
www.northcottage.com

Salvation Army ARC Program
https://satruck.org/Home/NationalRehabilitation

TEEN Challenge (Men 18+)
http://tcnewengland.org/locations/brockton-mens-campus/

Veterans Affairs Medical Center
http://www.boston.va.gov/locations/Brockton_Campus.asp

Webster Place, Franklin, NH
www.estreatment.org
http://estreatment.org/webster-place/

Banyan Treatment Center
banyanmass.com

Northeast Addictions Treatment Center
neaddictions.com

 

Ongoing Support

BROCKTON AREA MULTI-SERVICES INC
www.bamsi.org/
BAMSI’S mission is to serve individuals and families in Massachusetts to improve their quality of life and sense of self-worth through education, support, and referral of services.

LEARN TO COPE
www.learn2cope.org/
A local support group for family members of a loved one addicted to heroin, oxycontin and or other drugs. This website has a great deal of information and links to the online community as well as weekly meetings in Brockton and other communities.

Drug Rehab
drugrehab.com

Alcoholics Anonymous     617-426-9444
Al-Anon                               508-366-0556
Narcotics Anonymous       866-624-3578