SSTAR Addiction Treatment, Fall River, Massachusetts

Danvers River taken from Beverly, MA
386 Stanley St
Fall River, MA, 02720

Overview of Stanley Street Treatment and Resources

A non-profit organization, Stanley Street Treatment and Resources provides free social services to the needy throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. This organization was founded in the year 1977 and since then it has committed to provide various substance abuse and mental health treatment services.

Stanley Street Treatment and Resources offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services for both men and women who are struggling with co-occurring mental disorders and addiction. The facility provides separate accommodations and treatment plans for men and women. The team at the facility takes better care as per the needs of the specific gender group.

The mission of the SSTAR is to provide utmost care and support by looking after the needs, such as physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental needs, of the people who are affected by addiction. Mainly, the team at the SSTAR wants to preserve their heritage of providing social services to the people who are addicted to substances. However, this facility uses its vast knowledge to treat people dealing with issues like addiction, HIV/AIDS, women’s issues, trauma, along with other primary medical care.

Accommodation and Food at Stanley Street Treatment and Resources

The housing facility is available at its Stanley Street headquarters, which is located in Fall River, Massachusetts. The facility houses the inpatient and outpatient treatment programs along with detox ones. The campus is spread over a vast area with various open spaces, where patients can inhale fresh air. Patients can also take in mesmerizing views of the lake surrounding the campus.

In total, the residential quarters have a total capacity of 50 beds for both male and female patients. In the detox unit, there are 20 beds, whereas for the inpatient or residential programs, there are 30 beds. Men and women live in separate units across the campus in fully furnished rooms in a dormitory setting, where they have to share their rooms and bathrooms with others.
When it comes to food, patients do not have to worry much as the facility provides three meals a day, which is followed by a planned menu. However, the cost of food is included in the program fee.

Treatment Options at Stanley Street

SSTAR offers various treatment options for both inpatient and outpatient services. Initially, the treatment at Stanley Street Treatment and Resources starts with a detox program. The treatment options for inpatient and outpatient services separately include:

Inpatient Services

  • Clinical Support Services (CSS)
  • Dual Diagnosis Services (DDS)
  • Acute Treatment Services (ATS)

Outpatient Services

  • Ambulatory Behavioral Health Services
  • Intimate Partner Abuse Education Program
  • Driver Alcohol Education Program (DAEP)
  • Family Interventions (ARISE)
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
  • Open Access Groups
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Women’s Center

Therapy Choices at SSTAR

The therapies used by the professionals at Stanley Street Treatment and Resources include:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Psychosocial Evaluation
  • Medication Management
  • 12 Steps principles
  • Aftercare planning

Payment Options and Insurances at SSTAR

Stanley Street Treatment and Resources offers treatments at a minimal fee. You can make payments in cash or with health insurances such as:

  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurances
  • Government funded programs
  • State-financed health insurance

However, SSTAR takes a fee as per the patients’ ability to pay. It even provides free treatment to those who are not capable of paying charges.


  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Department of Mental Health

Stanley Street Treatment and Resources Amenities

SSTAR is an organization that offers treatment services beyond just addiction. The facility lends a hand to people who need support like women’s center, domestic violence program, HIV/AIDS, and many others.

Being a nonprofit firm, patients have to face a waiting list for inpatient and detox services as many people opt for this facility to get treatments. The administration department helps you in figuring out payment plans. So, this busy and big organization helps people to get back on their feet just as they used to before. This facility has changed many lives of people and going on with the same motto.

Staff at SSTAR

The staff members at Stanley Street Treatment and Resources comprise around 350 that include counselors, LADCs, and nurses. The staff members provide continuous support to needy people in order to make their lives better. They supervise round the clock to prevent any relapses. Some of the important staff members of the SSTAR include:

Nancy E. Paull

Nancy Edmonds Paull is the CEO of Stanley Street Treatment and Resources, who recently got honored with the Outstanding Massachusetts Community Health Center Director Award. She has been part of the SSTAR community since 1985. She has completed her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Webster University, whereas her Master’s from Lesley University.

John Brodeur
Substance Abuse Counselor

John Brodeur has been the Substance Abuse Counselor at the SSTAR since April 2018. He is certified with Certification in Addictions Counseling. He is also the Substance Abuse Counselor at the North Cottage Program Inc. He is an active volunteer at Youth Group Adviser, where dedicated to improve lives of the youth.

Jessica Robinson
Community Health Worker

Jessica Robinson is an experienced Community Health Worker of the SSTAR. She is also the CEO of Robinsons Consulting. She has received an Associate of Science degree in business, management, and marketing from Bristol Community College. She has also worked with Coast To Coast Medical and Windham Professionals Inc.

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