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Brookside Community Health Center

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Brookside: a full continuum of outpatient addiction care

Contact Details

Number: +1(617) 522-4700

Website: https://www.brighamandwomens.org/medicine/general-internal-medicine-and-primary-care/brookside-community-health-center/overview

Address: 3297 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130

About Brookside Community Health Center

Brookside Community Health Center is a comprehensive women’s health center located at 3297 Washington Street in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. It is one of two health centers licensed by Brigham and Women’s Hospital. It offers a full suite of health services, including adult primary care, pediatric care, behavioral health and social services, and many others.

While it is not specifically set up as a substance use disorder treatment center, it can provide outpatient care for different parts of the substance recovery process. This makes it part of the system of substance rehabs in Boston.

What addiction services does Brookside Community Health Center offer?

Brookside Community Health Center is popular with the residents of Jamaica Plain and the rest of the Greater Boston Area, with around 69,000 visits each year. While only a minority of those cases are related to substance use disorders, Brookside offers a wide array of treatments, including opioid replacement therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, substance abuse counseling, trauma counseling, and others.

The center provides services in English and Spanish, and is a certified level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home, which means the health center meets industry standards for comprehensive team-based care. It is also a teaching site for Harvard Medical School, which often gives it access to cutting-edge and experimental substance use disorder treatments.

Comprehensive outpatient treatment for substance use disorder

The team of treatment specialists at Brookside Community Health Center is collectively qualified to treat substance use disorder cases at every stage. While inpatient treatments are limited, outpatient services cover psychiatric care, counseling, and drug substitution therapy. The health center is in a convenient location, making it a go-to place for methadone and other opioid replacement treatments.

Learn more about Brookside Community Health Center and other Brigham and Women’s Hospital locations here:

https://www.brighamandwomens.org/medicine/general-internal-medicine-and-primary-care/brookside-community-health-center/overview

The facility name, logo, brand, and registered trademark(s) depicted above are the property and registered trademarks of Brookside Community Health Center, and are being used for identification and informational purposes only. Use of these names, logos, and brands shall not imply endorsement. This site is not affiliated with or sponsored by Brookside Community Health Center.

Treatment approach
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Trauma-related counseling
Treatment options
  • General hospital (including VA hospital)
  • Outpatient
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or Vivitrol
  • Regular outpatient treatment
Details
  • Smoking not permitted
Amenities
  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Spanish
Age
  • Adult men
  • Adult women
  • Seniors or older adults
Gender
  • Female
  • Male
Sexuality
  • Lesbian gay bisexual or transgender (LGBT)
Specialties
  • Substance use disorder
  • Intervention center
  • Medical detox
Areas of specialization
  • Accepts clients on opioid medication
  • Anger management
  • Brief intervention approach
  • Buprenorphine used in treatment
  • Clients referred from the court/judicial system
  • Contingency management/motivational incentive
  • Family addiction counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Individual counseling
  • Marital/couples counseling
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Relapse prevention
Payment options
  • Major credit cards
  • Cash or self-payment
  • Check
  • Payment assistance (check with the facility for details)
  • Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)
  • Visa
Accepted insurance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Private health insurance
  • Military insurance
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid