3 Best Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers Near Winthrop, MA

Unfortunately, there are no rehab centers that offer addiction treatment in Winthrop, Massachusetts. The good news, however, is that Winthrop is located close to other cities that have a variety of rehabilitation facilities for those looking to overcome their addiction.

Addiction Treatment Options In Winthrop, Massachusetts

Rehab Centers Near Winthrop

Because of the lack of rehab programs in Winthrop, patients who need help will have to go to nearby cities and towns. Many rehab centers assist patients going through detox with medication-assisted treatment, or MAT. All provide various types of therapy or counseling. Alcohol and drug rehab centers around Winthrop include:

1. Column Health Arlington, Arlington, Massachusetts

About an hour’s drive west of Winthrop, Column Health is geared toward patients who have an addiction to opioids. They use medication-assisted treatment to allow their patients to go through withdrawal under supervision and with less discomfort.

Patients can choose between Suboxone or Vivitrol. They can also forego medication to get them through the withdrawal process, although they will still be monitored by staff. Counseling and therapy are also part of Column Health’s recovery program.

Location and contact information:

339 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington, Massachusetts 02474
(339) 368-7696

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2. Meridian House, East Boston, Massachusetts

Only 16 minutes southwest of Winthrop, Meridian House helps patients through a variety of addiction services, including outpatient, adolescent services, recovery support, and emergency services. Meridian House is a High Intensity Residential Service with 30 beds for adults ages 18 and above.

They help patients heal from addiction through behavior modification and MAT for those who fulfill certain criteria, and they accept patients with dual diagnosis. Meridian House is open and staffed 24 hours a day.

Location and contact information:

408 Meridian St.
East Boston, Massachusetts 02128
(617) 569-6050

3. South Bay Community Services, Malden, Massachusetts

South Bay Community Services is a multi-purpose center that helps addicted individuals, patients who are suffering from mental health issues, and patients who have a dual diagnosis.

The rehab center provides group, individual, couples, and family therapy, medication management, and family services. They also offer forensic services as well as referrals and aftercare. South Bay Community Services is located 26 minutes northwest of Winthrop.

Location and contact information:

22 Pleasant St.
Suite 2000
Malden, Massachusetts 02148
(781) 851-2648

Substance Abuse In Winthrop And Suffolk County

Probably because it contains a major city (Boston), the rate of substance abuse in Suffolk County is fairly high.

Rates for Winthrop are mid-range for Massachusetts cities:

  • Suffolk County saw 16,634 emergency room admissions for substance abuse in 2017. Most of these admissions were for heroin overdose, followed by alcohol and other drugs.
  • In 2017, 250 people died from opioid overdose in Suffolk County.
  • In 2018, seven people died from opioid-related overdose in Winthrop.
  • In 2015, 29 percent of driving deaths in Suffolk County involved alcohol.
  • There were 260 emergency room admissions for substance abuse in Winthrop in 2017. Most of the admissions were for people suffering from heroin overdose, followed by alcohol poisoning.

Traveling For Addiction Treatment

Since there are no Winthrop, Massachusetts alcohol and drug rehab centers, a person will need to go to another town for treatment. Winthrop’s proximity to rehab centers in other cities makes traveling easier.

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Updated on February 13, 2020

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