Family Resources

Prevention Resources

Drug Free Greater Lowell, is a website of the Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative, which includes Lowell, Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Tewksbury, Westford and Wilmington. 

Prescription and Over the Counter Drug Guide (PDF) - Review this parent's guide to the legal drugs kids are using and abusing from the Partnership at DrugFree.org.     

Dig Deeper: PublicHealth.org provides this listing of free online resources  including open-access journals, research and professional organizations,     and open courseware, as well as links to public awareness organizations. 

Support Resources

Learn To Cope - A support group for parents and family members dealing with a loved one addicted to heroin, Oxycontin and other drugs. 24/7 help. 

Massachusetts Al-Anon and Alateen - The primary purpose of Al-Anon/Alateen is to help families and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon and is for young people affected by another's drinking.

GRASP - Grief Recovery After Substance Passing (GRASP) was created to offer understanding, compassion, and support for those who have lost someone they love through addiction and overdose.