Roca, Inc.

Roca’s Intervention Model in Lynn: Fueling Systems Change on behalf of the Highest-Risk, Opioid-addicted Young Men

“This grant will support Roca’s continued work in Lynn, Massachusetts, where they assist previously incarcerated young men with intensive interventions that include mentoring, a life skills curriculum, and employment supports.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Chelsea, MA
AMOUNT: $25,000 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019
WEBSITE: https://rocainc.org/


Team Fourteen

In early 2016, Lahey Behavioral Health (now Beth Israel Lahey Behavioral Services) was looking to bring more family-focused counseling options to young people dealing with substance use disorders in Essex County.  Community-level data suggested that as many as 28% of patients in treatment were under the age of 25.   Young people leaving treatment (residential or … Continued