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 abuse. 


  • Provide credible and accurate information regarding initiatives and efforts to address Substance Use Disorder in the city.
  • Provide outreach education
  • Connect individuals with Substance Use Disorder and families with treatment options and community 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 understanding of Substance Use Disorder as a disease
  • Provide proper disposal of unwanted medications and sharps (needles) options
  • Collaborate with community agencies
  • Strengthen knowledge of local resources
  1. Lainnie Emond, LMHC

    Substance Abuse Coordinator

  2. Health

    Physical Address
    341 Pine Street
    Lowell, MA 01852

    Phone: 978-674-4010
    Fax: 978-970-4011


    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Learn More

Click the links below to learn more about Substance Use and Prevention.