Welcome to the City of Malden's Substance Abuse Prevention resource. If you have an emergency to report, dial 911 immediately.
This informational resource is provided to help individuals in need of services, guidance and support for themselves, a family member or a friend. Malden is part of the Mystic Valley Public Health Coalition which is comprised of the health departments in Malden, Medford, Melrose, Reading, Stoneham and Wakefield. Please visit Mystic Valley Public Health Coalition for information on treatment, recovery and support programs.
For those looking for immediate assistance, the City of Malden employs an Addiction Recovery Resource Specialist, Paul Hammersley, who serves to help residents navigate the treatment system, promote recovery, help to remove barriers, connect people with recovery support services and also encourage hope, optimism and promote healthy living.
Paul is a recovery and empowerment specialist and is also a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach who guides people through the process while supporting recovery based choices, goals, and decisions.
Malden’s Addiction Recovery Resource Specialist