Substance Abuse and Prevention

Substance use disorder is an ongoing public health concern in Lowell, as it is throughout the country. The Substance Abuse and Prevention Division works with a wide network of health, safety, and educational organizations throughout the city and the region to address the issues around substance misuse and abuse. 

Services

  • Provide credible and accurate information regarding initiatives and efforts to address Substance Use Disorder in the city.
  • Provide outreach education to schools, youth and family-serving agencies, and community organizations.
  • Connect individuals with Substance Use Disorder and families with treatment options and support and recovery resources.
  • Work to ensure adequate treatment options to meet the needs of the community.
  • Work to effect changes to social norms around Substance Use Disorder.
  • Promote a deeper understanding of Substance Use Disorder as a disease.
  • Provide proper disposal of unwanted medications and sharps (needles, lancets, EpiPens).
  • Collaborate with community agencies to promote and implement prevention and harm reduction efforts.
  • Strengthen knowledge of local substance abuse, mental health, medical, supportive, and recovery resources. 
  1. Lainnie Emond, LMHC

    Substance Abuse Coordinator

  2. Substance Abuse and Prevention Division

    Physical Address
    341 Pine St.
    Lowell, MA 01852

    Phone: 978-674-4304
    Fax: 978-674-7100

  3. Hours

    Monday
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday
    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Wednesday
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Learn More

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