Support Group setting
Emerson Hospital offers an array of addiction recovery programs, classes and support groups. These resources include:

Addiction Rehabilitation Program

These full- and half-day programs offer comprehensive individual and group treatment for adults who are striving to overcome substance abuse: 

Partial Hospitalization (full day) Program

T: 978-287-3520
Weekdays: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The full-day program includes four groups a day, four days a week; Wednesdays consist of two groups, plus a presentation by a representative from Alcoholics Anonymous and a mid-day visit to a local AA meeting.

Half-Day Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

T: 978-287-3520

Weekdays: 9-11:30 a.m.
Weekdays: 12:30-3 p.m.

The half-day programs consist of two groups per day, and are integrated into the full day group program.

Addiction Recovery Support Services and Groups


Emerson Hospital also hosts self-help addiction recovery programs and classes designed to support adults seeking to overcome addiction to drugs and alcohol: 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Saturdays: 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Sundays: 9-10 a.m.
Emerson Hospital Cheney Conference Room


For friends and family members of problem drinkers.

Sundays: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Emerson Hospital Donaldson Conference Room
No registration required
Note: This is a step meeting. Parking is validated.

Narcotics Anonymous

Sundays: 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Emerson Hospital Donaldson Conference Room

SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery is a program to help people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including alcoholism, drug abuse, and addiction to gambling and other activities. Learn more at

T: 1-866-951-5357

Mondays: 7 p.m. — Introduction to SMART tools / 7:30-9 p.m. — Meeting
Fridays: 7-8:30 p.m. — Meeting
Sundays: 6:30-8 p.m. — Meeting
Cheney Conference Room, Emerson Hospital
No registration required