Family Resources

Prevention Resources

Drug Free Greater Lowell, is a website of the Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative, which includes Lowell, Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Tewksbury, Westford and Wilmington. 

Prescription and Over the Counter Drug Guide (PDF) - Review this parent's guide to the legal drugs kids are using and abusing from the Partnership at DrugFree.org.     

Dig Deeper: PublicHealth.org provides this listing of free online resources  including open-access journals, research and professional organizations,     and open courseware, as well as links to public awareness organizations. 

Support Resources

Learn To Cope - A support group for parents and family members dealing with a loved one addicted to heroin, Oxycontin and other drugs. 24/7 help. 

Massachusetts Al-Anon and Alateen - The primary purpose of Al-Anon/Alateen is to help families and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon and is for young people affected by another's drinking.

GRASP - Grief Recovery After Substance Passing (GRASP) was created to offer understanding, compassion, and support for those who have lost someone they love through addiction and overdose.

  1. Lainnie Emond, LMHC

    Substance Abuse Coordinator