SSTAR’s Triage Center “There is Hope”

The Triage Center at SSTAR is a new BSAS funded pilot initiative created in response to recommendations by the Governor’s Opioid Working Group to combat the Opioid epidemic in Massachusetts. SSTAR’s Triage Center provides walk-in medical assessment, addiction assessment, triage, and facilitated referrals to inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment. Our […] Read more »

Health Connector Special Enrollment Period

The Health Connector is opening a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) running from February 1, 2017- February 28, 2017 for all ConnectorCare eligible individuals, including enrollees. ConnectorCare eligible individuals will have the opportunity to enroll in or change a plan and pay for coverage beginning on March, April, or May 1, […] Read more »

Proud Member of the Association for Behavioral Healthcare

SSTAR is a proud member of the Association for Behavioral Healthcare. The Association for Behavioral Healthcare (ABH) represents more than 80 community-based mental health and addiction treatment provider organizations across Massachusetts.  ABH members are corporations per Massachusetts General Law and are overseen by boards of directors composed of citizens, professionals, and […] Read more »

Important Deadlines for Health Connector

Important Dates for Plan Selection and Fixed Enrollment Period for MassHealth MCO members (enrolled in a health plan on or before October 1, 2016): October 1, 2106: Start of Plan Selection Period December 31, 2016: Last day for members to change health plan for any reason. January 1, 2017: Start […] Read more »

BOLD Article in Herald News

A group of concerned high school students are helping to put an end to the area’s escalating problem of drug abuse through peer education, public education and awareness and promoting healthy activities as an alternative to drugs and alcohol. The five peer leaders are members of BOLD Coalition — Building […] Read more »

Gov. Baker Announces “Make the Right Call” Campaign

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, Governor Charlie Baker and Attorney General Maura Healey unveiled a new public information campaign to encourage people to call 911 for emergency medical services at the first signs of a drug overdose. Along with Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders, Department of Public Health […] Read more »