A.R.T. salutes individuals of all identities who have the courage to speak out and break barriers of silence and fear. If you are looking for support or healing surrounding experiences of sexual assault, harassment, or addiction, the following local organizations provide resources and community.
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
The BARCC strives to end sexual violence through healing and social change. They meet the needs of survivors in crisis and long after, and assist survivors as they navigate the health-care, criminal justice, social service, and school systems. Their 24/7 hotline is always open: 800.841.8371.
Massachusetts’ statewide domestic violence hotline. SafeLink is toll free, bilingual in English and Spanish, available 24/7, anonymous and confidential: 877.785.2020.
Harvard Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR) operates a free and confidential crisis hotline open to the Harvard University community available 24/7: 617.495.9100. If you would like to schedule an appointment to talk through an experience, possible resources, or general information, please call 617.496.5636 during office hours, 9AM – 5PM.
Center for Hope and Healing
The Center for Hope and Healing has served survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones in the Greater Lowell area over the past 40 years. They are an anti-oppression and multicultural agency with a vision of a world free of sexual violence. 24/7 hotline available at 800.542.5212.
MOAR: Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery
Mission: To organize recovering individuals, families, and friends into a collective voice to educate the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other addictions.
The Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline
A statewide, public resource for ﬁnding substance use treatment and recovery services. Helpline services are free and conﬁdential. 800.327.5050.
Learn to Cope
A non-profit support network that offers education, resources, peer support and hope for parents and family members coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs.
Dr. Peter Grinspoon
Peter Grinspoon, M.D., currently practices as a primary care physician at an inner-city clinic in Boston and is on staff at Massachusetts General Hospital. He also teaches medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is the author of Free Refills: A Doctor Confronts His Addiction and is proudly ten years clean. Dr. Grinspoon was a guest speaker at the Jagged Little Pill post-performance discussion on June 2 and has offered to answer any questions that audience members may have about opioid addiction.
Join Sister Circle, a space created for women of color interested in the arts, on July 16 at the Loeb Drama Center. Take a deeper dive into issues brought up in Jagged Little Pill during an intimate discussion on healing and accountability within community. Conversation begins at 6:30PM and is free and open to the public. Click here to RSVP.