Special thanks to the 2020 Festival sponsors Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton Center Chiropractic, Wegmans, H.E.A.L.I.N.G, REST, and Roche Brothers.
Recovery Programs and Resources
Brook Recovery Centers
Our approach consists of treating the mind, body and spirit through work with masters level clinicians and the twelve steps. We provide a healthy recovery community which puts the individual in a better place to succeed early on and work closely with the family, as we believe this is a vital part of treatment to ensure the best outcome for both the individual and his or her family.
Column Health provides leading edge outpatient mental health and addiction treatment including Medication Assisted Treatment, specifically Buprenorphine (Suboxone) and Naltrexone ( Vivitrol) as well as non-medication options. We offer Individualized Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology and weekly groups. We accept all major insurances and are here to meet people where they are at.
Helping to validate, normalize and educate those hurting on their journey through grief. The way out of grief is to go through it.
Founded in 2011 by former professional basketball player Chris Herren to help others navigate the road to recovery from the disease of addiction. Herren Project has since helped thousands of individuals and their families throughout the United States with treatment navigation and family support services as well as broader awareness to substance use prevention.
Individualized treatment for those living with a substance use disorder (SUD). Individuals will receive education and support allowing them to pursue their life interests with families, employers, and be self-sufficient members of their communities. In addition we strive to provide current information on the disease of addiction to families and the community at large.
Organizing recovering individuals, families, and friends into a collective voice to educate the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other addictions
The Opioid Spoon Project, a nationally recognized artist and activist-driven non-profit 501C3 that serves as the voice of truth, solutions and as a platform for constructive social change and legal accountability for the opioid epidemic and the deadly and destructive effects it has on people from all walks of life.
Recovery Centers of America
Empowering families through education, support and access to training in a compassionate and caring environment. REST is a 501c3 organization dedicated to ending stigma, educating, empowering, and providing access to resources to families with a Loved One with Substance Use Disorder.
Wellness and Healthcare
Bay State Physical Therapy
Aches and pains do not stop because of COVID-19. Bay State Physical Therapy has taken extra steps to treat you safely and conveniently, including the expansion of their telehealth services so you can get all the benefits of physical therapy from the comfort of your home. They are also offering one on one evaluations and treatment in the clinic, where stringent CDC-recommended best practices help ensure your safety. This is not a time to ignore pain, make an injury worse, or neglect an effective physical therapy treatment plan. Call Bay State Physical therapy today to find out more information or click here to request an appointment. Dorchester clinic: 617-282-8080/Brookline clinic: 617-734-6135
Beacon Hill Athletic Clubs
Located in the heart of Brookline Village, this club is the quintessential neighborhood spot and has been a generous and loyal Boston Bulldog supporter and sponsor from the beginning. The club features state-of-the-art cardiovascular and weight training equipment and an extensive group exercise schedule including Zumba, Pilates, boxing, several muscle conditioning classes and more.
The Catalyst Clinic at Boston Medical Center
Many teenagers and young adults struggle with addiction to drugs, alcohol, or both. At Boston Medical Center, the Center for Addiction Treatment for AdoLescent/Young adults who use SubsTances (CATALYST) program helps teens and young adults who are struggling with addiction. Our clinic provides access to a wide range of services including primary care, behavioral health, and support resources for patients up to age 25 and their families.
Bournewood Health Systems
Since 1884, dedicated to providing compassionate psychiatric and substance use treatment services. A member of the Brookline community, a leader in the clinical community and a lead sponsor of the annual Run for Recovery as well as an advocate and resource for the Boston Bulldogs wellness programs, Bournewood Health Systems is an important part of the Boston Bulldogs community.
Founded in 1975 in a renovated first-floor apartment near Harvard Square, we have grown to 11 retail locations, bringing our unparalleled customer experience to runners, walkers, and fitness enthusiasts across the Bay State. The Brookline, Plymouth and Wellesley locations have been partners and supporters of the Boston Bulldogs Running Club from the beginning.
A Massachusetts-based charity whose mission is to aid those recovering from addiction by reconnecting their bodies and minds through complimentary yoga & fitness memberships, a practice of self awareness and wellness-focused community events. By becoming a member at a local yoga studio or boxing gym, participants are given access to create a new, healthy lifestyle alongside their peers. We believe that everyone is recovering from something.
More information at https://www.namastaysober.com/
Newton Center Chiropractic
At Newton Center Chiropractic, we partner with you to achieve all of your health and wellness goals with thorough chiropractic care with a personalized touch.
Newton Wellesley Hospital
The Newton-Wellesley Collaborative for Healthy Families and Communities provides local support to address and help prevent socio-medical issues that face our communities. Our efforts to help community residents stay healthy include raising awareness of health issues, advocating for change to improve health, offering prevention programs and providing additional treatment resources.
The Y is the nation's leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Food and Fuel
CLEAN Cause is an Austin-based beverage company with a giveback program that gives 50% profits to support individuals in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction via "CLEAN Kickstarts" sober living scholarships. CLEAN "Gives Where You Swig" and allocates scholarships to individuals across the country where the drinks are purchased and has provided over 1,228 scholarships with a value of more than $614,000 to-date. CLEAN Cause beverages are a sparkling, organic, Yerba Mate with 160mg of Better Caffeine™ that provide a smooth-sailing pick me up.