Mission Statement: North Suffolk helps achieve independence by providing a wide variety of treatment and rehabilitation services, by intervening as early as possible, by promoting prevention and education, and by participating in training and research.

408 Meridian St
East Boston, MA 02128

617-569-6050

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Tobacco Policy:
Permitted in designated area(s)
Treatment
Type(s) :
Residential Treatment
Substance Focus:
PCP/hallucinogens, OTC Medications (e.g., cough syrup), Opioids (prescription or heroin), Methamphetamines and other amphetamines/stimulants, Marijuana/hashish, Inhalants, Cocaine/crack, Benzodiazepines and other tranquilizers, Barbiturates and other sedatives/hypnotics, Alcohol
Age-Specific Programming Available:
Young adults (ages 16-25), Adult women (age 18+), Adult men (age 18+)
Special Groups Served: People who are:
  • Survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, or other trauma
  • Managing co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Involved in criminal justice system
LGBTQ+ Welcoming:
All-gender or gender inclusive living quarters, All-gender bathroom(s) available on site

Insurance and Payment Options:

Payment
Options :
Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Medicare, Medicaid, IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds, Cash or self-payment
Insurance
Accepted :
Wellcare, UnitedHealth Group, Tufts Health Plan, Renaissance Health Services Corporation, Neighborhood Health Plan, Minuteman Health, Inc., Metropolitan Group, Humana, Highmark, HCSC Group, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Group, Fallon Group, Emblem Health, CVS Caremark, Cigna, Centene Corporation, Boston Medical Center Health Plan, Inc., BlueCross BlueShield of Massachusetts, Baystate, Aetna
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
Yes

Facility Hours:

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Data last updated 01/31/2020

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

  • Helps patients in other ways if inpatient/residential beds are not available

    This facility:

    Refers the patient to one or more specific treatment facilities outside the organization.
    Offers outpatient services until residential treatment is available.
    Keeps a waiting list.

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:

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

Access to Medications for Opioid or Alcohol Use Disorder

  • Offers FDA-approved medication for opioid use disorder
    Different Location
    Methadone
    Different Location
    Buprenorphine with naloxone (e.g., Suboxone®, Zubsolv®, Bunavail®, Cassipa®)
    Different Location
    Buprenorphine without naloxone (e.g., Subutex®)
    Different Location
    Buprenorphine injection
    Different Location
    Buprenorphine implant (e.g., Probuphine®)
    Different Location
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Different Location
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Different Location
  • Provides Naloxone (e.g., Narcan, Evzio) onsite to patients at risk for overdose
  • Offers Naloxone training
    For patients, For family/friends of patients
  • Offers FDA-approved medication for alcohol use disorder
    Different Location
    Acamprosate (e.g., Campral®)
    Different Location
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Different Location
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Different Location
    Disulfiram (e.g., Antabuse®)
    Different Location
  • 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:

    Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA)
  • Offers individual counseling

Long-term Treatment and Follow-up

  • Tracks patient progress over time on all 6 critical factors

    Tracks patient progress on:

    Mental health
    General health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    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
    Different Location
    Medications offered for mental health
    No
  • Offers primary health care
    Will Connect Patient with Care

Additional Services to Support Recovery

  • Offers recovery support services

    This facility offers the following services:

    Assistance with obtaining social services (e.g., Medicaid, WIC, SSI, SSDI)
    Assistance with transportation to/from treatment
    Case management
    Housing support
    Peer recovery support
    Spiritual support
    Wellness and health promotion (e.g., healthy eating, exercise)

Patient Reviews

Data last updated 01/31/2020

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

Patient Experience

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Patient Feedback

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