Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline

The Helpline is a Massachusetts resource providing free and anonymous information and referral for alcohol and other drug abuse problems and related concerns. The Helpline is committed to linking consumers with comprehensive, accurate, and current information about treatment and prevention services throughout Massachusetts.


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. Helpline services are anonymous and free. After hours, to find treatment.


The Helpline is a project of Health Resources in Action, a nonprofit organization committed to health promotion through education and research, and funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services.


Contact the Helpline at : 800-327-5050