Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Noddles Island is North Suffolk’s Addiction Services Department, providing outpatient services to people of all ages who are struggling with addiction. We also offer services to family members and friends learning to cope with their loved one’s addiction. NSMHA is now offering Rapid Access to outpatient addiction treatment programs for adults and adolescents, in English and Spanish, at our clinics in Chelsea and East Boston. More information about Rapid Access can be found below.

Outpatient Addiction Treatment Locations

Noddles Island Multi-Service Agency
14 Porter Street
East Boston, MA 02128
617-912-7500
Chelsea Clinic
301 Broadway
Chelsea, MA 02150
617-912-7900
Freedom Trail Clinic
25 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114
617-912-7897
TTY: 617-912-7897

Evening Conexions Intensive Outpatient Program (SOAP & IOP)

Adults with Substance Use Disorder participate in structured addiction treatment provided by a multi-disciplinary team. This program offers intensive treatment and intervention while allowing clients to still participate in work, school and meet other obligations. Clients will receive group therapy that is focused on skill building and education around substance use and relapse prevention. The program runs Monday-Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. To access this service, see our Rapid Access information and hours below.

Conexions
14 Porter Street
East Boston, MA 02128
(617) 912-7502

Individual & Group Therapy

Individual & Group therapy services are provided by both Spanish-speaking and English-speaking clinicians for children and adults. Clients work on personal treatment goals around substance use and co-occurring mental health challenges, including trauma, anxiety, depression, etc. A variety of evidenced-based practices are used to ensure the best possible outcomes. To access this service see our Rapid Access information and hours below.

Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Psychiatry

NSMHA provides medications for the treatment of alcohol addiction and opioid use disorder, including Sublocade, Suboxone and Vivitrol. We are committed to treating the whole person, which means that:

  • The MAT team is a multi-disciplinary team including clinicians, medical professionals and recovery coaches who provide a holistic, wraparound service approach with medication treatment.
  • All prescribers are committed to treating both substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders.
  • MAT can be provided in conjunction with any of our outpatient, residential or recovery support services.

To access this service, see our Rapid Access information and hours below.

Conexions Day Treatment

Conexions day treatment program provides a coordinated set of individualized, integrated and therapeutic supportive services to those with psychiatric disorders that need more active or inclusive treatment than is typically available through traditional outpatient mental health services. Clients participate in a variety of supportive, educational and skill-building groups. Services are offered in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. To access this service, see our Rapid Access information and hours below.

Rapid Access for Outpatient Addiction Treatment Programs

NSMHA offers Rapid Access to outpatient services for mental health and addiction treatment in East Boston and Chelsea in English and Spanish for adults, children and adolescents. Rapid Access is a walk-in screening to complete paperwork and discuss available services with a triage clinician. It takes approximately 30 minutes. Clients may or may not have an intake assessment the same day. (With same-day intake, it can be up to 3 hours total.)

QUÉ ESPERAR DURANTE EL ACCESO RÁPIDO (enlace)

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING RAPID ACCESS (link)

Rapid Access Locations & Hours

East Boston, 14 Porter St. – 617-569-3189
Mondays/Lunes
9:30 a.m.-noon ~ English, Spanish
Tuesdays/Martes
1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. ~ English
Fridays/Viernes
9:30 a.m.-noon ~ English, Spanish
Chelsea, 301 Broadway – 617-912-7900
Wednesdays/Miércoles
9:30 a.m.-noon ~ English, Spanish
Thursdays/Jueves
1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. ~ English, Spanish