This peer support resource guide consists of clinical and non-clinical peer-driven resources in MA that support addiction and mental health recovery.

Resources listed include:

  • A number of community-based Peer Recovery Support Centers, funded by the Department of Public Health, which are listed by region and provide an opportunity for individuals with alcohol and/substance use disorder issues and/or families affected by addictions to both offer and receive support
  • Online resources for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Recovery Learning Communities (RLCs), broken down by region, who are peer-run networks that consist of self-help/peer support, information and referral, advocacy and training activities
  • Peer-run warm lines, which are peer-run listening lines staffed by people in recovery that give others an opportunity to connect and have someone to talk to
  • Clubhouses by region that offer an opportunity for peers to come together in recovery-promoting environments 
  • Independent living centers
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Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Teaching
DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion)
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PD Center
SABES Program Support PD Center - Advising & Student Support Services