SSTAR Offers Drive-Through Testing for COVID-19

Drive-through testing for COVID-19 is available at SSTAR Governor Baker announced through a press conference that Fall River would expand testing for COVID-19. Starting on Monday May 4th, SSTAR will be offering drive-through testing by appointment only.  Hours of operation  for our testing sites are  8:30am – 12:30 pm at […] Read more »

COVID-19 Testing & Triage

If you have symptoms and are wondering if you should be tested for COVID-19, do not call any of the hospital main lines. There are two very good “hotlines” that can help. SouthCoast Hotline – (508)973-1919 Mass DPH Hotline – (617)983-6800 Read more »

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COVID-19 Emergency Response for SSTAR

In this stressful time, we are working to reduce risk of virus exposure by our staff and patients. This unfortunately necessitated some difficult decisions: All group treatment is suspended for all programs We are going to limit admissions to our inpatient programs and will begin to work towards reducing the […] Read more »

New Acupuncture Group at SSTAR

Auricular (ear) acupuncture has been used to help combat addiction and curb cravings for a long time. It has also been used in acute trauma and national disaster settings for PTSD, for soldiers on the battlefield, and to treat refugees around the world. Many people have had success and now […] Read more »

SSTAR Open Today

Most SSTAR services will be operating on regular schedule. Patients with early morning appointments with a particular provider, however, should call 508-679-5222 to confirm that their provider will be in on time. Read more »

Youth Mental Health First Aid

The Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is an 8-hour course where attendees learn a 5-step action plan to help a youth that might be developing a mental health problem or substance use disorder and how to support someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis. Youth Mental Health First […] Read more »