The Herren Project is a non-profit organization that provides assistance to families affected by addiction. If you or a loved one are in need of help for an addiction, please take the first step and contact one of the numbers listed below. If you need immediate medical attention please contact your doctor or call 911.


Locate A Treatment Facility Near You:
Need help in locating a center near you? The Herren Project has strategic partnerships with a number of quality treatment programs and facilities nationwide. Click here to view The Herren Project’s Treatment Partners.

Looking for a facility in an area not close to a  Herren Project Treatment Partner? The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration is a great resource providing a nation-wide substance abuse treatment facility locatorYou may also call SAMHSA’s National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) 24-hours a day. The hotline is a free and confidential treatment referral and information source about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.

To Locate A Certified Recovery House in MA Visit: https://mashsoberhousing.org/

If you require immediate medical attention, please call 911 or proceed to your local hospital emergency room.

Parents Seeking Answers or Support:
Video” A Parent Plan For Drug Prevention” by The Porter County Task Force on Substance Abuse Awareness

On-Line and Phone Resources:

Empowering Families to Understand and Address a Child’s Substance Use. Learn how to help someone struggling with drug or alcohol abuse with resources for addiction. www.familyresourcectr.org

If you are a parent or caregiver looking for support or an action plan on how to help your son or daughter, please contact The Partnership At DrugFree.Org Parents Helpline by calling 1-855-378-4373. The helpline is open Monday-Friday 10am-6pm.

Family Resource Booklet: SAMHSA What is Substance Abuse Treatment?

In MA & RI:
Learn To Cope 
Parents of Addicts Support 
Resources Education Support Together (REST)

Locate a Support Group or Organization:

Often support is the key to sobriety. THP offers free weekly online support groups for the family as well as those suffering from loss and the disease of addiction. Visit THP ONLINE SUPPORT GROUPS to learn more. To find a list of mutual aid organizations nationwide visit Faces & Voices of Recovery.


Prevention Resource:

Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center is a centralized training and technical assistance (TTA) resource for Rhode Island substance abuse prevention providers. The Center fosters state and local collaboration to prevent substance abuse and other risk-taking behaviors in Rhode Island. http://www.riprc.org/

Prescription Drugs/Opioid Information:

Overdose prevention, recognition, and response: http://www.noperi.org/users.html 

Also see instructional videos at http://harmreduction.org/issues/overdose-prevention/tools-best-practices/overdose-videos/

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration Overdose Prevention toolkit: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/Opioid-Overdose-Prevention-Toolkit/SMA13-4742

Questions about prescribed opioids for chronic pain: www.prescribetoprevent.org

Safely storing your prescription medications: www.lockyourmeds.org

12-Step Based Groups:
Narcotics Anonymous
Nationwide: www.na.org
Find a Meeting: www.naws.org/meetingsearch
Al-Anon / Alateen

Nationwide: www.al-anon.alateen.org

Toll Free Meeting Information Hotline: 888-425-2666 (8am – 6pm, Mon-Fri)

Alcoholics Anomyous

Nationwide: www.aa.org