Here you will find an ever expanding list of residential treatment facilities for both youth and adults, complete with contact and insurance information. 

Triad Adolescent Services

363 Massachusetts Ave

Suite 204

Lexington, Massachusetts 02420

(978) 905-0060

Substance Abuse And Recovery Group:

Our group-based practice was founded upon the fundamental belief that adolescents work best in a positive, strength-based approach. We utilize CBT and DBT principles and our clinicians share 50 years of experience working directly with adolescents and young adults. All groups are co-lead and provide an 8-week curriculum treating no more than 8 clients in each group. Week 1: Introduction & Orientation to Treatment Week 2: Stages of Change Week 3: Your Relationship with Substances Week 4: Costs and Benefits of Your Substance Use Week 5: Conditioning and Paired Associations Week 6: Repairing Relationships & Trust Week 7: Proposing Changes & Establishing Rules Week 8: Summary of Skills and Relapse Prevention

Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)

Session Cost: $60 - $70


Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) Program

115 Mill St

Belmont, MA 02478

(617) 855-2800


At the Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) program, we focus on treating adolescents and young adults through age 19 who are struggling with co-occurring substance use disorder and psychiatric illness such as ADHD, anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder. With a length of stay between 10 and 14 days, this insurance-based residential program focuses on stabilizing adolescents in acute crisis. Teens and young adults can be referred to the program from home or any level of care, including inpatient, partial hospital and outpatient. We offer a full range of services, including assessment and consultation, group therapy, skills training, psychoeducation, psychopharmacology and family therapy.

Accepts: Medicare, Massachusetts Medicaid, and many private insurance and managed care plans.


Cushing Houses (one for boys and one for girls)

Boston, MA

(617) 269-2933 ext. 5 (boys)

(617) 269-2933 ext. 6 (girls)

The Gavin Foundation operates two addiction recovery homes for teens: one for males and one for females. The residential component consists of three phases and is a six month program with sixteen young men and fourteen young women between the ages of 16 and 20. Each year, Cushing Houses serve close to 100 youth and their families. The Cushing House programs promote healing in family relationships by providing groups for parents and opportunities for families to socialize with each other, and other families in the program. Most residents are diagnosed with moderate to severe substance use disorders, and have difficulty in school and at home.  Some are involved with the criminal justice system. Cushing House promotes self-care, self-reliance and community responsibility, through structured activities and the experience of living in a residential setting. Although both use a similar structure, gender specific groups and activities are included in the programs.  Residents are expected to participate in life skills Rowan at Cushing training including cooking, cleaning and other chores. Unique to the Cushing House treatment program is animal-assisted therapy. Rowan the therapy dog helps residents deal non-verbally with anxiety and emotions. Psycho-educational and recovery support groups are the primary tools, teaching about the nature of addiction, and the practice and principles of recovery.

Cushing House aims to help youth affirm positive values and establish a web of services to support sobriety and addiction recovery. Both programs are licensed as residential rehabilitation programs for adolescents by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services, Department of Public Health.


CASTLE (Clean And Sober Teens Living Empowered)

30 Meadowbrook Road, Brockton

842 Purchase Street, New Bedford

2 School Street, Plymouth

4 Post Office Square, Taunton

(508) 638-6000


The CASTLE (Clean And Sober Teens Living Empowered) is a short-term treatment center committed to the prevention, treatment, and abstinence of drug and alcohol use in adolescents.

It is the first adolescent-focused treatment facility of High Point Treatment Center, well-known for its excellent quality of care in adult addiction services. Up to 24 teenagers, ages 13-17, reside in a renovated brick building in Brockton, MA, learning how to maintain their goals of being clean and sober.

The program integrates traditional 12-Step and other recovery programs with a novel approach to treatment based on respect, brain-based neuroscience, and an appreciation of the influences of the home and social environment on a person's current emotional, psychological, and cognitive self-image. These are organized into a treatment philosophy called The IMAX Approach, created and developed by Dr. Joseph Shrand, CASTLE's Medical Director.


Director: Matthew Marrano


Boston, MA

Rebound Adolescent and Family Treatment Center is a residential treatment program for adolescent boys who are exhibiting behavioral or emotional problems and recovering from substance abuse. Residents learn sober living skills, coping techniques and tools for preventing relapse. Program elements include family education, health awareness, vocational assistance, educational planning and support, physical and mental health interventions, and help resolving legal, interpersonal and family issues.

Treatment plans and aftercare options are created for each resident upon admission. These plans incorporate individual and family therapy, nursing and psychiatric services, educational supports and family-based continuing care both within the Rebound treatment facility and in the community upon discharge.

Referrals: Rebound accepts referrals from a Central Intake intermediary, the Institute for Health and Recovery (IHR) in Cambridge. Most referrals to Rebound involve significant family dysfunction and involvement with multiple state and provider agencies. IHR holds a contract with the Department of Public Health to provide screening and referrals to the state’s adolescent care system

Rebound is Funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health


Addiction Medicine Associates

P.O. Box 120429

Boston, MA 02112

Phone: 24-HOUR HOTLINE 1-800-770-1904

Addiction Medicine Associates is a group of primary care clinics specializing in out-patient de-addiction that has been serving Massachusetts communities for years with a personalized, comprehensive, and comforting approach to drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Our offices provide quality primary care and counseling services administered by specially trained, friendly, providers. We have over 25 locations throughout the state and are still growing. You will be greeted by our welcoming staff and will have no wait to take control of your life once again. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Accepts: All insurances including Mass Health and BMC and also offer self-pay options.


Pegasus House

482 Lowell Street

Lawrence, MA 01840

(978) 687-4257

Pegasus is a residential treatment facility that was established in 1985. Pegasus strives to educate, motivate and assist those wanting to make a change in their life. This program offers an environment that reinforces a drug and alcohol free lifestyle that includes attitudinal and behavioral changes. Clients are encouraged to cooperate with one another to learn the skills and responsibilities needed to care for themselves and develop positive relationships within the community. While at Pegasus, clients have multiple educational and or vocational opportunities.  Clients are able to pursue their GED or take college classes at the local Community Colleges. Additionally, clients can utilize the Career Center at Valley Works to develop a resume and pursue alternative Certificate Programs. Case Management is available to assist clients in navigating through what can appear to be a complex and overwhelming process of applying to school or maintaining a job. Pegasus House offers:

• Substance Abuse Treatment for Females 18-25 years of age

• Individual, group and family counseling Psychiatric services available

• Average length of stay is 4-6 months and will be determined

• On an individual basis.

Clients participate in basic life skills throughout her treatment here. Life Skills are the ability for adaptive and positive behavior that enables the individual to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. Clients are given guidance and support to foster autonomy and growth.  Practicing life skills leads to qualities such as self-esteem, sociability, and capabilities to have the freedom to decide what to do and who to be. Through practicing these skills in treatment; the clients learn effective time management skills, work skills, problem solving skills, communication skills, relationship skills and organizational skills.


Highland Grace House (girls only)

280 Highland Street

Worcester, MA 1602

(508) 860-1172

Community Healthlink, Inc. has established Highland Grace House as a 90-day program specifically for girls who seek long-term recovery from their addiction to drugs and/or alcohol.  Highland Grace House is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is licensed for 15 girls.  Girls must be between 13 and 17 years of age, the placement is voluntary, family involvement is mandatory, and the use of addictive medications is prohibited. Highland Grace House is staffed by a team of professionals that include a program director, an educational coordinator, 2 masters level clinicians, an aftercare coordinator, and rehab counselors.  On-site staffing is provided 24-hours per day, 7 days per week.

On-site services include academic instruction; group therapy; psycho-educational groups, such as substance abuse prevention, relapse prevention skills, health education, and social skills development.  Attendance in group is mandatory and is a major part of the recovery process.