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determining factors in your care, treatment, and/or recovery.

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Careers of Substance

Substance use recovery jobs.

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Kiva Center

Certified Peer Specialist Trainings.

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MA Behavioral Health Helpline

The Massachusetts Behavioral Health Help Line (BHHL) is here to connect you directly to clinical help, when and where you need it. It’s free, confidential, and available 24/7. Call/text 833-773-2445  or visit the website to chat.

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MA Substance Use Helpline

The Helpline is the only statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment and recovery services. Helpline services are free and confidential.


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More Than Words

More Than Words is a nonprofit social enterprise that empowers young adults who are in the foster care system, court-involved, homeless, or out of school to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business.


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NAMI Compass

COMPASS is the information and referral helpline at NAMI Massachusetts. Navigators answer a wide range of questions and refer to community resources.

617-704-6264 | 1-800-370-9085

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National Suicide & Crisis Line-988


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Network of Care

Find a mental health provider.

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Parent Professional Advocacy League

For parent/family support.

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Radiate Careers

Young Adult Peer Trainings.

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Recovery High Schools

Recovery High Schools (RHS) are public, regional programs, currently operated by a school district or educational collaborative, for Massachusetts students ages 14-21 in recovery from a substance use disorder or dependency. The RHS programs offer an alternative education option where students can engage in a process of change and focus on their health and wellness while still working towards their high school diploma.

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State Colleges, Universities & Community Colleges

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Statewide Listing of LGBTQ Support Groups

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Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.


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Work without Limits

Work Without Limits Benefits Counseling assists individuals with disabilities to understand how work earnings or wage increases affect eligibility for public benefits, such as SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, and/or Medicare.

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Young Adult Access Centers

The services are free and available to all young adults.  No diagnosis is required.  Centers are affirming and inclusive spaces that promote an environment that specifically and effectively engages Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) young people.

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Youth Elemento

Our initiative is to create a safe, accessible, and welcoming environment where youth can explore their own strengths, goals, dreams, beliefs, values, passions, and identities. We provide culturally appropriate supports, services and approaches that help cope with the growing needs of mental health challenges to empower youth to thrive.

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At YouthBuild programs in the United States and across the globe, low-income young people learn construction skills to help build affordable housing and other community assets such as community centers and schools.


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