Substance Abuse

The Massachusetts Substance Abuse Helpline 800-327-5050


Information on over 600 programs can be accessed through the Helpline website or visitors may call the Helpline Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm to talk with a referral specialist.

Greater Worcester:

Community Healthlink 24/7 866-549-2142

Central Region-Worcester County (Auburn, Boylston, Grafton, Holden, Leicester, Millbury, Paxton, Shrewsbury, Spencer, West Boylston, and Worcester).




North Central:

Community Healthlink 24/7 800-977-5555

Central Region-North County (Ashburnham, Ashby, Ayer, Barre, Berlin, Bolton, Clinton, Fitchburg, Gardner, Groton, Hardwick, Harvard, Hubbardston, Lancaster, Leominster, Lunenburg, New Braintree, Oakham, Pepperell, Princeton, Rutland, Shirley, Sterling, Templeton, Townsend, Westminster, and Winchendon).