Out of caution for the health and safety of our community, our services will continue virtually until further notice. With the exception of 24-hour facilities, Recovery Center, and Childcare which remain open. WIC continues to serve most Participants remotely and now has limited services available in person by appointment only.

Addiction Services

Program Description/Services

The Addiction Services component provides group and individual therapy to adults who are experiencing negative consequences due to addiction. Most often the addiction is to alcohol and/or drugs but can also be to other behaviors such as food, gambling or sex. The goal of addiction services is to assist the individual in understanding the purpose the addiction serves in their life, identify the triggers to their addictive pattern and develop coping skills to assist the individual maintain abstinence, and ultimately, thereby improve their quality of life. Although abstinence is the ultimate goal, therapy services are individualized to "meet the person where they are at" in terms of their motivation for change. Engagement and the building and maintenance of a therapeutic relationship with the client are given ultimate importance in the delivery of therapeutic services.

Therapy Availible:

  • Group Therapy Availible
  • Pre - Contemplation groups
  • Relapse Prevention Groups
  • Men's Early Recovery Groups
  • Women' s Early Recovery Groups
  • Skills Training Groups
  • Anger Management
  • Individual Therapy - after 3 months of consistent treatment compliance (unless clinically indicated)

Eligibility Requirements

Specified insurance plans accepted by BHS or meets eligibility for SMOC Housing.

Contact Information

SMOC Behavioral Health Addiction services in Framingham or Marlboro please call 508-879-2250 and speak to our Intake Coordinator at Ext. 145

Program Location

SMOC Behavioral Health Addiction Service provides groups in specific SMOC Housing or residential programs as well as Therapy and groups at 7 Bishop Street, Framingham MA 01702 Telephone 508-879-2250 Fax 508 620-2637 and 230 Maple Street, Marlboro MA 01752 Telephone 508-480-0092 Fax 508-481-1504

Volunteer Opportunities

SMOC BHS is always seeking volunteers for a variety of administrative tasks please contact SMOC Human Resources

Donations Accepted

Donations are accepted and are used to assist clients in accessing services


Internships or practicum's please contact the Director of Clinical Services, acceptance into the internship program is based on education and experience.

To improve the quality of life of low-income and disadvantaged individuals and families by advocating for their needs and rights; providing services; educating the community; building a community of support; participating in coalitions with other advocates and searching for new resources and partnerships.