FAQs

Health Services

  • Addiction Services

    Central Street Health Center: The Outpatient Addictions Service (OAS) serves patients 18 and older providing psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioner and licensed clinical social workers. OAS is experienced in both Addictions and Dual Diagnosis Treatment.

  • Elderly Health

    ACLS Training Center: A link to an article about common medical problems affecting the elderly population.

  • Health & Dental Insurance

    MassHealth Connector: The Massachusetts Health Connector is the state's marketplace for health and dental insurance. The Health Connector can help you shop for and enroll in insurance plans from leading health insurers in the state. You can also find out through the Health Connector if you are eligible for any programs that help you pay for health insurance premiums and lower your out-of-pocket health care costs.

    Prescription Drug Assistance Programs: There are a number of prescription drug assistance programs in each state of the U.S. Some of these programs, such as the Extra Help program, are designed to support Medicare beneficiaries, while some other available resources can also support state residents who are not enrolled in Medicare.

  • General Health Services

    Aids Action Committee: Providing comprehensive programs and services, including client advocacy, testing, counseling, and rental and utility support.

    Cambridge Somerville Emergency Services Program (ESP): provides 24-hour emergency psychiatric services to adults, families, and organizations to the communities of Cambridge and Somerville. ESP provides behavioral health crisis assessment, intervention and stabilization services through 4 service components: Mobile Crisis Intervention (MCI) services for youth, adult mobile services, ESP community based locations and community crisis stabilization (CCS) services for ages 18 and over. Call 800.981.4375.

  • Smoking Cessation (Help to Quit Smoking) Programs

    Cambridge Health Alliance Tobacco Treatment: The Tobacco Treatment Program is run by the Department of Community Health Improvement. We offer six session tobacco treatment groups in English, which are open to any CHA patient. These groups are currently held at Somerville Hospital Primary Care and Windsor Health Center.

    SmokeFree.gov: A website intended to help people quit smoking. Support both immediate and long-term needs to become, and remain, a non-smoker.

    Information and resources for women who need help quitting smoking.

    Information and resources for teens that need help quitting smoking.

    The Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program: is dedicated to reducing the health and economic burden of tobacco use.

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