Health & Environment

NEW Health Hosts Substance Abuse in the Family Support Group

building with awningNorth End Waterfront Health’s Behavioral Health Department is starting a Substance Abuse in the Family support group for those with relatives suffering from drug and alcohol abuse.

The group will offer a private space for individuals to share their thoughts and experiences, to provide support to one another, and to gain coping skills for dealing with stress and difficult family situations. Group members will benefit from hearing from others whom are grappling with similar family issues. The group will be facilitated by staff from the Behavioral Health Department at NEW Health and all discussions will be confidential.

What: Substance Abuse in the Family: A group for those coping with a loved one’s addiction

Where: The Nazarro Center

When: Tuesday evenings from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

March 12, 19, 26, April 2

Final session April 9 at NEW Health

This group is free and open to the public.

Individuals with questions are encouraged to contact the co-facilitators of the group:

Maura McDonald,, 617-643-8187

Gaby Avery-Peck,, 617-643-8060