Washburn House is a substance abuse treatment center offering help to you wherever you are in your addiction or recovery journey. We\u2019re located in Worcester, Massachusetts\u2014roughly 45 miles from Boston. There are many advantages to our programs that make the trip west worthwhile. Many of these allow you to stay connected to your home community in Boston or experience it in a new way. You can also remove yourself from the triggers in Boston that may have gotten you into trouble before.\r\n\r\nTake a look at the treatment options our rehab center offers to get you on the road to recovery:\r\nMedically Monitored Detox\r\nOur\u00a0medical detox\u00a0program gives you a safe, welcoming environment in which to detox from substances. You\u2019ll have \u2018round-the-clock support from specially trained doctors and nurses. These medical staff will make your detox experience as comfortable as possible and intervene if withdrawal symptoms become dangerous.\r\nInpatient Drug Rehab\r\nInpatient drug rehab\u00a0is a residential treatment program offering 24-hour care at\u00a0our facility in Worcester, MA. In this environment, you\u2019ll be free of the distractions and triggers at home, allowing you to devote your full attention to getting healthy. Inpatient treatment includes individual therapy and group therapy, led by Masters-level clinicians.\r\nDay Treatment\r\nDay treatment, or partial hospitalization (PHP), is an outpatient treatment program consisting of six hours of therapy five days a week. You\u2019ll have the freedom to return home to Boston each day, making it ideal if you\u2019re looking to transition back into the community or still need to take care of responsibilities at home.\r\nIntensive Outpatient Program (IOP)\r\nOur\u00a0intensive outpatient treatment program in MA\u00a0is our lowest level of care and allows you to spend the most time living at home. IOP involves three hours of group therapy, three days per week, plus individual therapy. With this option, you can enjoy the sense of community and support group therapy provides, while remaining part of your home community in Boston.\r\nHow Far Is Washburn House from Boston?\r\nWashburn House is located at:\r\n\r\n1183 Main Street\r\nWorcester, MA\r\n\r\nIt\u2019s only about an hour\u2019s drive west of Boston. The most direct route is I-90 West. Off I-90, take Exit 10A, and drive north on MA-146. The Quinsigamond Avenue exit will take you to Cambridge Street, which will lead you to Main Street.\r\n\r\nPublic transportation is also available between Boston and Worcester. The Framingham\/Worcester Line from South Station in Boston will take you to Union Station in Worcester. You can then take the 33 Bus route to the Main Street and Wayne Street stop. The Greyhound Hartford line will also take you directly to Union Station in Worcester.\r\nDoes Washburn House Provide Transportation to and from Boston?\r\nWe may be able to provide transportation to and from your home in Boston to Worcester. It depends on individual factors.\u00a0Contact us\u00a0to find out whether this may be an option for you!\r\nDoes Insurance Cover Treatment at Washburn House? Are There Other Payment Options?\r\nMany insurance companies cover drug and alcohol treatment programs, and we partner with all the major ones.\u00a0Give us a call, so we can discuss whether we work with your insurance provider. You can also contact your provider and ask about coverage. There might be some back-and-forth, so it\u2019s never too early to start this process.\r\n\r\nWashburn House also accepts direct payments. We\u2019d be happy to work with you to develop a plan for payment that works with your budget.\r\nWhat Fun, Sober Activities Can I Find in Boston?\r\nYou may wonder what life will be like once you\u2019re in recovery from substance use. Will you be able to find anything to do that doesn\u2019t involve drugs and alcohol? Fortunately, Boston is a huge and diverse city. There are many activities for a variety of lifestyles and interests!\r\n\r\nCheck out a few examples:\r\nGet Fit with the November Project\r\nExercising is a great coping skill and can be super beneficial when you\u2019re newly sober.\u00a0The November Project\u00a0is a large-scale group workout that\u2019s free and open to everyone. It\u2019s hosted in various outdoor spots around the city. It could be the perfect opportunity to explore more of Boston and discover a love for being active.\r\nExplore History\r\nBoston is a treasure trove of historical sites. Whether you\u2019re a history buff or not, it\u2019s hard not to appreciate the significance of Boston for the U.S. The\u00a0Paul Revere House\u00a0and the\u00a0Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum are just a couple places you can learn about the role this city played in our nation\u2019s early history. In addition, the number of Boston sites, museums, and memorials to explore are endless, and some are even free! Check out Bunker Hill Monument\u00a0and the\u00a0USS Constitution Museum.\r\nBecome a Foodie\r\nBoston boasts its own unique culinary identity. You can find everything from craft burgers to authentic dim sum and, of course, plenty of great seafood options in staple areas like the North Shore.\r\n\r\nAlso, you can even take a tour of Taza Chocolate\u00ae Factory\u00a0to learn about and sample stone-ground chocolate.\r\n\r\nFree Tours by Foot\u00a0is a Boston-based company offering pay-what-you-like food tours for those looking to sample great food without breaking the bank.\r\nAlcohol and Substance Support Groups in Boston\r\nThere are many support groups in Boston for those in recovery from substance abuse. Twelve-step groups meet in locations across the city:\r\n\r\n \tAlcoholics Anonymous\r\n \tNarcotics Anonymous\r\n \tCocaine Anonymous\r\n \tCrystal Meth Anonymous.\r\n\r\nSMART Recovery\u00ae groups meet in various locations all around Boston. They\u2019re great if you\u2019re seeking an alternative to the traditional 12-step group.\r\n\r\nNAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Massachusetts\u00a0is a great resource for locating support groups across the city.\r\n\r\nWashburn House will happily connect you with resources and services in Boston after you leave treatment. Your recovery doesn\u2019t end when you pass through our doors; it\u2019s a lifelong journey. Our team is happy to set up outpatient therapy, help you find a local support group, aid you in relapse prevention, or anything else you need.\r\n\r\nIf you\u2019re interested in attending a treatment program at Washburn House, let us get to know your situation and help you set things up. We can make your transition as smooth as possible and ensure you get the most out of your substance abuse treatment.