Northampton’s first drug recovery center opens

The center encourages people from all stages of recovery to come

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Northampton will open its doors to the city’s first ever drug recovery center on Monday.

Edwards church will become the temporary home for the new Northampton Recovery Center. The center on Main Street will help men and women suffering from substance abuse.

The Northwestern District Attorney’s office, along with members of the recovery community in Hampshire County, and a host of other sponsors, helped launch the recovery center. Its goal is help people suffering from addiction get the help they need.

Lynn Ferro of the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office opioid Drug Abuse Task Force, spearheaded the opening of the center. She told 22News, all are welcomed. “Whether they have a history of addiction themselves, or family members, friends and allies of those struggling with substance abuse.

The center will offer, yoga, wellness programs, and social events.

The recovery center is funded by public and private donors, but they would like to obtain support from the state, to help with cost.