Grief Resources

Massachusetts Grief Recovery After Substance Passing (G.R.A.S.P.) Chapters

grasp-logoThese groups are open to anyone who has lost a loved one to a fatal overdose or drug related illness or incident. G.R.A.S.P. was founded to provide sources of help, compassion and most of all, understanding for families or individuals who have had a loved one die as a result of substance abuse or addiction.

For more information on GRASP visit: www.GRASPhelp.org

G.R.A.S.P. Meeting Schedule

Please use the contact information listed for any questions and to pre-register for the chapter you will be attending.

SOUTH COAST CHAPTER

Smith Neck Friends Meetinghouse
594 Smith Neck Rd, South Dartmouth

1st Tuesday of every month

7:00-9:00pm

Darleen Berg at 774-202-6330 or
southcoastgrasp@gmail.com

SOUTH SHORE CHAPTER

Community Covenant Church
400 Pleasant St.
East Bridgewater

2nd Thursday of every month
7:00-8:30pm

Amanda Sandoval at 508-742-4405 or
ASandoval@hptc.org

MERRIMACK VALLEY CHAPTER

Reilly School
Library 115 Douglas Rd., Lowell

3rd Tuesday of every month
6:30-8:00pm

Louise Griffin at 978-257-5971 or
LGG1102@yahoo.com

NORTH SHORE CHAPTER

Northshore Medical Center
Salem Campus
Highland Hall Auditorium
55 Highland Ave., Salem

1st Thursday of every month
7:00-8:30pm

978-354-2660 or
781-593-5224 or
GRASPNorthShoreMA@gmail.com

BOSTON CHAPTER

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
736 Cambridge St., Boston

2nd Wednesday of every month
7:00-8:30pm

Rhonda Lotti at 781-254-1280 or
bostongrasp@gmail.com

NORTH CENTRAL CHAPTER

Fitchburg Community Health Center
326 Nichols Rd., Fitchburg

3rd Tuesday of every month
6:30-8:00pm

Michelle Dunn at 978-314-7889 or
michelle@aedfoundationinc.org

ARLINGTON/WINCHESTER CHAPTER

St. Eulalia Parish
50 Ridge St., Winchester

1st Sunday of every month
6:30-8:00pm

Lin Kelleher at 617-699-7702 or
link5555@aol.com

SAUGUS CHAPTER

MEG Building
54 Essex St., Saugus

3rd Thursday of every month
6:30-8:00pm

Patricia Goodwin at 781-307-2626 or
saugustgrasp@gmail.com

METROWEST CHAPTER

First Church in Marlborough
37 High St., Marlborough

1st Thursday of every month
6:30-8:00pm

Cheryl Juaire at 508-485-0879 or
Kathy Leonard at 508-460-2002 or
metrowestgrasp@gmail.com

SALEM, MA CHAPTER

Highland Hall inside the auditorium at Salem Hospital

1st Thursday of every month
7:00pm – 8:30pm

GRASPNorthShoreMA@gmail.com

EAST BRIDGEWATER CHAPTER

Community Covenant Church
400 Pleasant Street, E. Bridgewater

2nd Thursday of every month
7-8:30pm

Amanda Sandoval 508-742-4405
asandoval@hptc.org

Hillary Dubois 508-542-9401

METROWEST CHAPTER

Winchester Hospital Cancer Center
620 Washington St. Winchester

1st Tuesday of every month
7:00-9:00pm

Nancy Maiullari 781-844-2127
nmaiullari@gmail.com

Other Massachusetts Support Groups

Braintree & Quincy, MA

The Sun Will Rise – Braintree

Meetings held the first Wednesday of every month 7:00-8:30

Braintree Town Hall 2nd floor
1 JFK Memorial Dr.
Braintree, MA 02184

Robyn-Houston Bean
781-789-4604
addictiongriefgroup@gmail.com

Please call to pre-register

The Sun Will Rise – Quincy

Meetings held on the third Tuesday of the month 7:00-8:30 pm

A New Way Recovery Center
85 Quincy Ave Suite B
Quincy MA 02169

Preregistration required

Robyn Houston-Bean
781-789-4604
addictiongriefgroup@gmail.com

Hanson, MA

Matthew’s Candle

Mary Peckham
781-294-1545

matthewscandle922@gmail.com

Meetings held the 3rd Tuesday of every month 6:30-8:00

Calvary Baptist Church
429 Monponsett St.Hanson, MA 02341

Please call to pre-register

Northhampton, MA

L.I.F.T.S. – Loss of Immediate Family Member to Substance Abuse

Every other Tuesday 6:00-8:00pm

Cooley Dickenson Hospital Room D-Next to Caf
30 Locust St.
Northhampton, MA 01060

Patricia Zielinski
413-579-1839
Pattyz1971@yahoo.com

Kathleen Schroeder
Samantha Do

Reading, MA

Alicia’s Angels

Every fourth Thursday 7:00-8:30pm

St. Agnes Lower Church Hall
186 Woburn St.
Reading, MA 01867

Mary DeMarco
AliciasAngels@comcast.net

Fall River, MA

Pittsfield, MA

Compassionate Friends

4-5 PM Tuesdays
Moments House
34 Depot Street
Suite 301
Pittsfield MA
Call 413-442-0045

For Parents Who Have Lost a Child

1st Thursday of the Month
7-9 PM
Moments House
34 Depot Street
Suite 301
Pittsfield MA
Call 413-212-2407

Agawam, MA

Survivors of Our Fallen Angels

1st and last Mondays of the month
6-7PM

Agawam Congregational Church
Corner of Main St. and Elbert Rd.
Agawam MA