Yarmouth Substance Awareness Committee
Our membership includes residents, parents, students, clergy, businesses, town government and agency representatives, law enforcement and individuals in recovery. We meet at 6:30 PM on the first Wednesday of the month at the Yarmouth Police Headquarters on Higgins Crowell Road.
We always welcome new members!
Always call 911 if you suspect a drug overdose! The Massachusetts 911 Good Samaritan Law provides protection from drug possession charges when an overdose victim or witness seeks medical attention.
Massachusetts Drug/Alcohol Hotline for referral information - 800-327-5050
Learn To Cope Yarmouth Chapter - 508-738-5148 or www.Learn2Cope.org
A support group for parents, family members, spouses and caregivers with a family member who is addicted to opiates, alcohol or other drugs. Also offers Narcan enrollment and training.
Meets on Tuesdays, 7-8:30 PM at the Yarmouth Police Station
Gosnold Centers – 800-444-1554 or www.gosnold.org
Offers treatment, counselling and recovery services on Cape Cod
Narcotics Anonymous - 866-624-3578 or www.nerna.org
Daily recovery support meetings available on Cape Cod. Call for locations
Nar Anon – 800-477-6291 or www.nar-anon.org
12 Step Program and support for family and friends of drug users
Alcohol Anonymous – 617-426-9444 or www.aaboston.org
12 Step Program and support for problem drinkers. Call for locations
Al-Anon and Alateen – 508-366-0556 or www.ma-al-anon-alateen.org
Support for family and friends of problem drinkers
Hyannis Peer Recovery Center – 508-827-6150
209 Main Street (rear entrance), Hyannis
A safe place for peers in recovery to come together
Tips for parents from the National Institute on Drug Abuse
Be a good listener * Give clear no-use messages about drugs and alcohol
Help your child deal with peer pressure to use drugs * Get to know your child’s friends and their parents
Monitor your child’s whereabouts * Supervise teen activities
Talk to your child often about drugs and alcohol abuse