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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program

New England Consortium Node Community Treatment Program Sites

  1. Northeast Behavioral Health
    Peabody, MA

    Northeast Behavioral Health is a private, nonprofit human service agency that provides mental health, substance abuse and community education and prevention services to residents in greater Boston, the North Shore and the Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts. The agency provides services to adults, teens, families and children. Services include outpatient mental health clinics; inpatient and outpatient treatment and prevention for drug and alcohol problems; school-based programs; and community education and prevention initiatives. Northeast Behavioral Health is formally known as CAB Health and Recovery Services and Health & Education Services.

    CTN Contact
    Michael S. Levy, Ph.D.
    Northeast Behavioral Health
    Zero, Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA 01960
    Work Phone: (978) 739-7691
    Fax Number: (978) 750-3620
    E-Mail:
    michael_levy@cabhealth.org
    Northeast Behavioral Health Website (www.cabhealth.org/index.html)

  2. Hartford Dispensary
    Hartford, CT

    The Hartford Dispensary, begun in 1871, is a private, non-profit, research-focused behavioral health care organization providing mental health and substance abuse treatment, prevention, and community health services. The agency manages 9 fully licensed and accredited medication-assisted treatment clinics serving approximately 4000 patients a day. The agency, which is funded through grants, private pay, and public funding, offers a continuum of services, including medication-assisted treatment, behavioral health care, mental health services for dually diagnosed individuals, infectious disease and primary care, and dental services. For 26 years, consistent with its mission, the agency has been involved in behavioral and pharmacological research protocols. The agency's infectious disease component has provided HIV/AIDS services since 1986, now offering comprehensive viral hepatitis services. In addition, the agency participated in a multi-site industry-sponsored study of the safety and effectiveness of on-site hepatitis C treatment in a medication-assisted treatment clinic. In 2008, collaborating with the University of Connecticut Dental School, the agency added an on-site dental program. In 2010, the agency's newest facility, Manchester Health and Wellness Center, will offer a comprehensive conditioning and nutritional program.

    CTN Contact
    Paul McLaughlin, M.A.
    Executive Director
    Hartford Dispensary
    345 Main Street
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 525-2181
    (860) 525-7332 Fax

  3. Mercy Hospital's Recovery Center
    Westbrook, ME

    The Recovery Center is the largest substance abuse treatment center in Maine and has been serving the community for 20 years, offering inpatient and outpatient services for more than 2,000 patients per year. Mercy treats the entire spectrum of drug addiction one step at a time...one day at a time...one person at a time, all with total confidentiality.

    Services include inpatient detoxification, partial hospitalization, day and evening intensive outpatient services, and individual and group therapy sessions.

    Our Medical Director is Mark Publicker, MD, a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and a nationally recognized expert in the treatment of addictive disorders. Our medical staff includes Stanley Evans, MD,, Roger Kendricks, DO, Anthony Kozma, DO and Edward McCarthy, MD.

    Our Treatment Teams include physicians specializing in Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Registered Nurses and over 50 enthusiastic volunteer alumni.

    Those with substance abuse issues often have other health complications. Our staff is committed to addressing the recovery needs of each patient.

    The Recovery Center provides twenty four hour-a-day access for advice and admission.

    The Recovery Center of Mercy Hospital
    40 Park Road, Westbrook, Maine
    Intake and Assessment
    (207) 879-3600
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week

    CTN Contact
    Burma Wilkins, RHIA, MSB
    Mercy Hospital
    144 State Street
    Portland, ME 04101
    Work Phone: (207) 857-8085
    Fax Number: (207) 857-8077
    E-Mail: wilkinsb@mercyme.com
    Mercy Recovery Center Website (www.mercyhospital.com/patient/addictionmedicine)

  4. Regional Network of Programs, Inc. (RNP)
    Shelton, CTN

    RNP was founded in 1972 as a non-profit behavioral health care organization to serve the economically disadvantaged. RNP has 15 behavioral health programs and the largest shelter program in the Bridgeport area, serving nearly 3,000 clients per year. RNP provides licensed, accredited, comprehensive, and integrated services to those with SUDs, mental illness, and HIV/AIDS, as well as the homeless. Their highly skilled, multidisciplinary team, administration, and Board of Directors recognize the importance of treating clients with dignity and matching services to individual needs. RNP has expanded the continuum of care by collaborating with providers in greater Bridgeport and throughout the state to ensure that clients' needs are continually met. In 2008-09, RNP successfully launched two innovative programs: New Prospects, an enhanced intensive residential treatment program for dually-diagnosed clients, and the Drug Intervention Program in support of Drug Court models.

    CTN Contact
    John Hamilton, LMFT, LADC
    Executive Director
    Regional Network of Programs, Inc.
    2 Trap Falls Road
    Suite 405
    Shelton, CT 06484
    (203) 929-1954
    (203) 929-1279 Fax
    Regional Network of Programs, Inc. (RNP) web site (www.regionalnetwork.org/)

  5. Stanley Street Treatment and Resources (SSTAR)
    Fall River, MA and North Kingston, RI

    SSTAR is a community based provider offering a full continuum of care. SSTAR believes in addressing the unique needs of the special populations that exist in its geographic region. To do this, it has developed a "one-stop shopping" model with a full continuum of care . including services such as babysitting, domestic violence and rape crisis intervention, primary care, and HIV services all at a single location. All services at SSTAR are bilingual and culturally sensitive due to a large (20%) proportion of patients of Portuguese descent.

    CTN Contact
    Nancy Paull, M.S.
    386 Stanley Street
    Fall River, MA 02720
    Work Phone: (508) 679-5222 ext. 3250
    Fax Number: (508) 676-5671
    E-Mail: npaull@sstar.org
    SSTAR website
    (www.sstar.org/)

12.2011