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Substance Misuse and Addiction

The Mass General Brigham Employee Assistance Program is available to help with a variety of substance misuse and addiction issues. Navigating these problems can be challenging for all those impacted. Below are some helpful resources. Please contact the EAP at 866-724-4327 if you need further assistance for yourself or someone you care about.

Latest Update

August 2021
Women are more at Risk for Health Consequences of Drinking

General Information about Addiction
Information about Specific Addictions

Smoking Cessation

  • Partners in Helping You Quit – for Mass General Brigham and Family Members
    Are you interested in cutting back or quitting tobacco or vape use? Partners in Helping You Quit (PiHQ)
    Free Employee Smoking Cessation Program offers treatment and coaching for employees, spouses, and adult dependents. A tobacco treatment coach helps smokers make a plan and provides guidance through the process of cutting down and becoming tobacco free.
    – PiHQ offers bi-weekly phone calls for 12 weeks, followed by monthly calls for 12 months.
    – Counseling is individualized and conducted by phone and email for convenience.  Counseling is customized, private and confidential.
    – No office visits required.
    – Partners health insurance covers any FDA-approved stop-smoking medication, with a prescription from a healthcare provider. For additional information, call PiHQ at 617-724-2205, or email
  • MGH Smoking Cessation Programs
  • Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program (MTCP)

Help for Substance Misuse and Addiction
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