The following treatment program information is provided to help you prepare for your substance use rehabilitation experience at New England Recovery Center (NERC).


Our treatment program includes a variety of holistic treatment activities to nourish your mind and body during your stay with us. Our onsite fitness center offers cardio and universal strength training equipment. Yoga is provided in hour-long sessions, two times per week. During scheduled leisure times, common areas offer locations for watching television, movies, reading, or playing cards/board games. Our healing garden offers a peaceful place to relax and enjoy spending time outdoors. Spiritual/religious services are also available.

Clinical Services

Individual counseling sessions are complemented by a full array of group sessions. Daily groups cover a wide variety of topics such as goal setting, substance use education, relapse prevention, health and wellness, stress reduction, motivational enhancement, recovery support, and gender specific issues. Other specialized groups are offered based upon your treatment plan. You and your clinician will work together to create a customized treatment plan and a roadmap for follow-up care.

Program Expectations

We expect you will be fully engaged in your addiction recovery while receiving services at New England Recovery Center. You must adhere to the treatment program schedule which requires your active participation in groups, individual sessions, and recovery planning. It is strongly encouraged that you involve family supports during your treatment to aid in the recovery process and your return to the community.


Length of Stay

Length of stay is individualized and determined by your own medical and clinical needs in addition to the programming you choose to utilize during your stay at NERC. Length of stay for detoxification is typically four to six days, while inpatient rehabilitation usually ranges two to four weeks.

Meals & Refreshments

Three healthy and nutritious meals are served in the dining room each day. Twenty-four-hour refreshments and various coffee breaks are also provided. If you have dietary restrictions, we also offer gluten-free, vegetarian, and low glycemic options.



We recommend that a family member or member of your support network provides transportation to our treatment center so that we can begin the process of engagement. In the event that this is not possible, we can assist with transportation as needed.

Dress Code

You may dress in casual comfortable clothes while at New England Recovery Center. Please be mindful of others and refrain from wearing anything portraying drug use, violence or a sexual connotation. Tight, revealing, or otherwise inappropriate clothing is not permitted.


Cameras and Cell Phones

All clients have the right to anonymity during treatment. Cameras, cell phones, and iPads are prohibited for confidentiality purposes, along with any other devices that incorporate a camera. IPods/Mp3 players with headphones can be used in your bedroom and the fitness center. New England Recovery Center utilizes security cameras in public areas throughout the facility for the safety of all clients. These cameras are only viewed by staff members.


Telephone Calls

Since cell phones are prohibited at New England Recovery Center, clients are welcome to utilize one of our client designated telephones to make phone calls as needed. Your clinician will assist with making all phone calls.


Items for Purchase

We strongly encourage you to bring your own bathroom essentials. Upon admission, you will receive a complimentary shower caddy containing shampoo, conditioner, soap and body lotion. If needed, basic items are available for a nominal cost and can be purchased at the reception desk.


We recommend that you bring few valuables into treatment. We do, however, offer a complimentary safe at the Admissions Office for client use for securing valuable possessions, if needed.


You may send and receive mail during treatment. Stamps are available for purchase at the reception desk. Our address is 153 Oak St, Westborough, MA 01581. Please request that all mail be addressed to your attention.


Professional grade washers and dryers are located in a designated laundry room on every unit. Complimentary laundry services are provided by our housekeeping staff.

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