Family Addiction Support Team • Confidential support for families dealing with addiction in Weymouth MA • (781) 682-3584

We are here for support. If you have a medical emergency call 911 now.

WE ARE HERE TO HELP

F.A.S.T. provides a local support net for families touched by substance use disorders. The program connects opioid users and their family, friends, and caregivers with a complete set of addiction support services. Dealing with addiction requires patience, knowledge, and support. Please review the sections below and make use of everything our support net has to offer. You are not alone.

Confidential Help: (781) 682-3584

Services and Partnerships

 

Support Groups

 

Support – with kindness, care, compassion and empathy. You are not alone.

 
Learn to Cope is a support group for parents and family members dealing with a loved one addicted to heroin, Oxycontin and other drugs. It began in 2004 when its founder needed a place to go to get support for her family.  Today her son is alive and well, so there is hope.

Learn to Cope is a support group but also plans and facilitates local forums with real world experience to help educate the public on this issue.  If you are grappling with the problem of addiction due to a family member, friend, or loved one, please click below to learn more about what you can do to cope and educate yourself.

 
Learn To Cope
 

Home Visits, Testing, Narcan Distribution

 

Getting the knowledge and support you need to help deal with addiction issues.

 
Manet Community Health Center performs outreach home visits, provides 1:1 overdose education and Narcan distribution, no-cost HIV, STIs, and Hepatitis C testing, and assistance with benefits enrollment and navigation.  Manet offers access to the full range of primary care (e.g. pediatrics, family medicine, internal medicine, geriatrics) and supportive social services, health and wellness, and educational program and services regardless of your financial circumstance or health insurance coverage status.

 
Manet Community Health Center
 

First Responders

 

Providing emergency services and community education.

 
Firefighters in Weymouth are working with F.A.S.T. network partners providing free addiction-support services for families to serve as a model for other communities across Massachusetts.  Emergency services include the availability of NARCAN nasal spray, which has already been used to save lives of residents who have overdosed.  The department also provides educational pamphlets and pocket cards to residents during and after first responder missions.
 
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Counseling & Behavioral Health Services

 

A continuum of community based services to help you and your family deal with addiction.

 
F.A.S.T. partner South Bay Mental Health provides a continuum of community-based services to children, adults and families in Massachusetts. South Bay offers Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse counseling, Day Treatment and Partial Hospital Programs and Early Intervention services. This comprehensive range and intensity of services, combined with our community-based approach to treatment, makes South Bay expertly qualified to care for children, adults and families at its Centers, or in the client’s natural environment.
 
South Bay Mental Health
 

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