Substance abuse and mental health disorders can occur in anyone. In many cases, professional care is the safest and most effective road to recovery. Perhaps you’re reading this as the partner of someone who became addicted to their prescription painkiller, or you’re interested in learning about medically supervised detox or inpatient care for themselves. Or maybe you’ve already undergone drug or alcohol treatment and are searching for an addiction recovery resource center that can help you stay on track.
Community Resources for Addiction Recovery
If you want to learn more about our Massachusetts drug rehab programs or aftercare services for yourself or a loved one, you can find answers in our guide of resources for recovery. As one of several Banyan rehab locations, our Northeast addictions treatment center offers an advanced and ground-breaking approach to treating substance use disorders.
In addition to inpatient and in-house services, our facility also serves as an online education platform that provides online resources for recovering addicts (such as the ones listed below) as well as our blogs. We welcome you to look through the sources offered by our addiction recovery resource center below to help you stay on track or introduce you to treatment that could help you get sober.
Resources For Families of Addicts
As someone who loves a person struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, you’ve undoubtedly experienced a mix of emotions like fear, anger, frustration, confusion, and hopelessness. This is entirely normal!
However, as important as it is for you to support your loved one, your physical and mental health are also important. Our Massachusetts treatment center offers family services for parents, spouses, and close friends of addicts who need help coping with the impact of their loved one’s substance use.
Some useful resources for families of addicts include:
- Addict in the Family: Stories of Love, Hope, and Recovery by Beverly Conyers
- Addict in the House: A No-Nonsense Family Guide Through Addiction and Recovery by Robin Barnett, Ed.D, LCSW
- Al-Anon Approved Literature by various authors
- Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie
- Everything Changes: Hope for Families of Newly Recovering Addicts by Beverly Conyers
- Intimacy in Alcoholic Relationships by Al-Anon Family Groups
- Many Voices, One Journey by Al-Anon Family Groups
- Nar-Anon SESH by Nar-Anon Family Groups
- On the Other Side of Chaos: Understanding the Addiction of a Loved One by Ellen Van
- One Day at a Time in Al-Anon by Al-Anon Family Groups
- SMART Recovery Family & Friends Handbook edited by Roxanne Allen
- Staying Sober by Terence Gorski
- The Enabler: When Helping Hurts the Ones You Love by Angelyn Miller
- The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
- The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie
- The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
- When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness: A Handbook for Families, Friends, and Caregivers by Rebecca Woolis, MFT
- When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart: Coping with Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, and the Problems That Tear Families Apart by Joel L. Young, MD
Christian Recovery Resources
Considering that our facility offers a Faith in Recovery program to offer clients faith-based counseling, we believe in the importance of caring for the spirit as well as the body and mind from addiction.
Some beneficial Christian-based resources include:
- Battlefield of the Mind by Joyce Meyer
- Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
- Christian Families in Recovery: A Guide for Addiction, Recovery, and Intervention Using God’s Tools of Redemption by Robert and Stephanie Tucker
- Club New Life by Christian Ministry for Addiction and Recovery
- Lost & Found: Recovery in Christ by Bruce Stanley
- Overcoming Emotional Obstacles Through Faith: Navigating the Mind Field by Anthony Acampora, Director of Banyan’s Faith in Recovery Program
- The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel
Active-Duty and Veterans Recovery Resources
Our Clearbrook Massachusetts rehab also offers a Military and Veterans in Recovery Program to help past and present military personnel recover from addiction and mental illness. We understand these individuals are often exposed to combat and trauma during deployment, which can have various repercussions on their mental health, relationships, and overall quality of life.
In addition to finding resources for drug and alcohol abuse by contacting your branch of the military, active-duty personnel and veterans can also find help at our addiction recovery resource center. We’ve also added some organizations that you or a loved one can reach out to for help below:
Military Crisis Line: This hotline includes text-messaging service and online chatting to provide free veterans support for all service members, whether they’re registered with the VA or enrolled in VA health care. This hotline was created in the case of a crisis involving a military member. This is a fully confidential, 24-hour line for service members and their loved ones.
Phone Number: 1-800-273-8255
The Real Warriors Campaign: This organization aims to raise awareness about mental illness among military personnel and encourages veterans and active service members to reach out for help.
Phone Number: 1-866-966-1020
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: The largest integrated health care system in the United States, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can help you find resources. In some cases, active-duty members can access VA facilities for emergencies.
Phone Number: 1-844-698-2311
Clearbrook Treatment Centers Massachusetts: Our rehab center specializes in treating substance use disorders among active-duty and Veterans. Reach out to us to learn how we can help you.
Phone Number: 570-536-9621