Lynn Community Health Center

https://www.lchcnet.org

Mission Statement: Comprehensive health care of the highest quality to everyone in our community, regardless of ability to pay

280 Union St
Fl # 2
Lynn, MA 01901

781-780-4555

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
Lynn Community Health Center
Accreditation :
The Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Program, The Joint Commission Hospital Accredited Program
Treatment
Type(s) :
Outpatient Treatment
Substance Focus:
Alcohol, Barbiturates and other sedatives/hypnotics, Benzodiazepines and other tranquilizers, Cocaine/crack, Inhalants, Marijuana/hashish, Methamphetamines and other amphetamines/stimulants, Opioids (prescription or heroin), OTC Medications (e.g., cough syrup), PCP/hallucinogens
Age-Specific Programming Available:
Adult men (age 18+), Adult women (age 18+), Young adults (ages 16-25)
Special Groups Served: People who are:
  • Homeless
  • Involved in criminal justice system
  • LGBTQ
  • Living with HIV/AIDS
  • Managing co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Parents
  • Pregnant/postpartum
  • Survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, or other trauma
LGBTQ+ Welcoming:
All-gender bathroom(s) available on site, Staff are trained on LGBTQ-specific needs in treatment
Other Languages Spoken:
Spanish

Insurance and Payment Options:

Payment
Options :
Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Private health insurance, State-financed health insurance (other than Medicaid)
Insurance
Accepted :
Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Cigna, Commonwealth Care Alliance, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership (Managed Care), Optum, Senior Whole Health, Senior Whole Health - Senior Care Options (Managed Care), Tufts Health Plan, UniCare, UnitedHealthcare
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
Yes

Facility Hours:

Outpatient
Mon: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Tue: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Wed: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Thu: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Fri: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Data last updated 08/20/2021

Signs of High-Quality Care

Data last updated

This section indicates whether facilities offer services that align with the Shatterproof National Principles of Care © .

Fast Access to Treatment

  • Offers same day or walk-in appointments

Personalized Evaluation and Treatment Plan

  • Examines all of the 6 critical factors during the intake process to develop the patient's treatment plan

    Before starting treatment, asks about:

    General health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    Mental health
    Potential to relapse
    Readiness to change
    Recovery and living environment

Access to Medications for Opioid or Alcohol Use Disorder

  • Offers FDA-approved medication for opioid use disorder
    Onsite
    Methadone
    Different Location
    Buprenorphine with naloxone (e.g., Suboxone®, Zubsolv®, Bunavail®, Cassipa®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine without naloxone (e.g., Subutex®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine injection
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine implant (e.g., Probuphine®)
    Not Offered
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Onsite
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Onsite
  • Provides Naloxone (e.g., Narcan, Evzio) onsite to patients at risk for overdose
  • Offers Naloxone training
    For patients
  • Offers FDA-approved medication for alcohol use disorder
    Onsite
    Acamprosate (e.g., Campral®)
    Onsite
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Onsite
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Onsite
    Disulfiram (e.g., Antabuse®)
    Onsite
  • Offers medication for mental health

Effective Behavioral Therapies for Addiction

  • Offers behavioral therapy that has been shown to help people with addiction

    This facility offers the following therapies:

    Cognitive Behavioral Health Therapy (CBT)
    Contingency Management/ Motivational Incentives
    Family Behavior Therapy
    Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention
    Motivational Enhancement Therapy
    Twelve-Step Facilitation Therapy (TSF)
  • Offers individual counseling

Long-term Treatment and Follow-up

  • Tracks patient progress over time on all 6 critical factors

    Tracks patient progress on:

    General health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    Mental health
    Potential to relapse
    Readiness to change
    Recovery and living environment
  • Uses lab tests to track patient progress

Coordinated Care for Mental and Physical Health

  • Offers mental health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Counselor (Licensed, Master's level), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician other than psychiatrist (MD, DO), Peer Recovery Counselor, Registered Nurse (RN), Social Worker (MSW/DSW)
    Medications offered for mental health
    Yes
  • Offers primary health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician (MD, DO), Registered Nurse (RN)
    Offers testing for :
    COVID-19, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, HIV, Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Tuberculosis

Additional Services to Support Recovery

  • Offers recovery support services

    This facility offers the following services:

    Assistance with food
    Assistance with obtaining social services (e.g., Medicaid, WIC, SSI, SSDI)
    Assistance with transportation to/from treatment
    Case management
    Domestic violence (e.g., physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse) services
    Educational assistance (e.g., GED courses)
    Employment counseling or training
    Family services (e.g., marriage counseling, parenting training)
    Housing support
    Legal aid
    Peer recovery support
    Spiritual support
    Wellness and health promotion (e.g., healthy eating, exercise)

Patient Reviews

Data last updated 02/28/2020

Patient reviews include multiple choice questions and one narrative question. Reviews are published once 20 responses have been submitted for the facility.

Patient Experience

This section displays responses to the multiple choice questions and shows how frequently each option was selected for the facility next to the average across all facilities in the state.

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“Somewhat”
20%
13%
“A little”
10%
4%
“Not at all”
0%
2%

Respondents gave ratings of...
9-10
38%
53%
7-8
38%
33%
6 or lower
24%
14%

A little better
29%
27%
About the same
7%
9%
A little worse
0%
1%
Much worse
21%
1%

"No"
23%
21%

"Usually"
50%
27%
"Sometimes"
8%
9%
"Never"
8%
3%

"Usually"
17%
18%
"Sometimes"
8%
7%
"Never"
0%
2%

"No"
42%
9%

Patient Feedback

This section displays narrative responses about patient experiences at the facility along with patient ratings (0 - 10) of the facility.

rated facility as: 2/10

have awesome therapist.Phsycaiatry needs a lot of work.Been patient here for 13 years.Soboxone is being sold here like candy.Also my phycaitrist.Is mor focused on suboxone than treating my mental health.I want help with my menat health .Im not on Subutex or suboxone my mental heal has been declining not getting the help I need.5 mins is not enough time to talk with my Phyciatrist

rated facility as: 4/10

Treatment is great. Could have a computer in lobby for housing search...That would be great for us looking...

rated facility as: 10/10

this facility has helped to saved countless lives (i'm guessing) As an addict/alcoholic in recovery I know, for sure they have helped to save my life indeed.

rated facility as: 9/10

Need get more people PERSON answer the phones. Calling here is a nigtare

rated facility as: 8/10