Addiction Recovery & Wellness Program

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, our hours of operation at 1340 Boylston Street and Fenway: South End have changed.

 

1340 Boylston Street – Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm; Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Telehealth and in-person appointments 617.927.6000.

Fenway: South End – Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm. Telehealth and in-person appointments 617.247.7555.

We have also consolidated clinical staff from the Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center to 1340 Boylston and the South End. Borum patients can continue to call 617.457.8140 to make appointments at one of those locations or for telehealth services.

Medical and Behavioral Health telehealth visits may occur outside of these hours.

Welcome to Fenway Health’s Behavioral Health Department

There are many resources available if you or a friend or loved one is struggling with addiction, whether to alcohol, drugs or gambling.

Fenway Health’s Behavioral Health Department offers counseling and support groups designed to help with addiction issues, especially for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.

In addition, Fenway Health’s acupuncture program offers walk-in sessions available on a sliding fee scale to anyone who is concerned about their substance use and addictive behaviors. Starting July 27, clinic hours are Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:30 pm – 5 pm (you must arrive no later than 4:10 pm to be seen). Located on the 7th floor at 1340 Boylston St. Pre-registration is required.  Please call 617.927.6202 to schedule your enrollment visit.

We also offer Problem Gambling Services; for more information or to schedule an appointment, click here.

A full list of addiction recovery services is shown below. Please note that walk-in program assessments are suspended due to COVID-19.  In addition to the number above, you can call the people below for telehealth enrollments and the most updated program information:

Sonia Gooden-Alexis at 617.927.6252
Melissa Savage at 617.927.6172

For the status of group counseling services, please call Melissa or Sonia.

  • Complementary therapy to recovery

  • Acupuncture daily walk-in clinic for substance use disorders
    Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:30 pm – 5 pm (you must arrive no later than 4:10 pm to be seen)

  • Substance use counseling, education and case management

  • Problem Gambling Services

  • Individual and group counseling

  • Harm reduction and recovery skills groups

  • Relapse prevention

  • HIV risk reduction education and referrals to HIV testing

  • Self-Help meetings on-site

  • Suboxone Group

  • Tobacco Cessation
    • Fenway offers free, one-on-one sessions to help you quit tobacco.
    • Set up an appointment by emailing tobacco@fenwayhealth.org.