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Gosnold to Open Social Model At Shore Road Program in Cataumet, MA

Cataumet, MA – April 5, 2024 – Gosnold, a leading provider of behavioral health and addiction treatment services, is thrilled to announce the launch of a Social Model At Shore Road Program in Cataumet, MA, slated to open its doors in the spring of 2024. This innovative program will cater to 20 adult men seeking a supportive, peer-centered approach to recovery from alcohol and substance use disorders.

Richard Curcuru, CEO of Gosnold, expressed his excitement about the new initiative, stating, “At Gosnold, we are continuously exploring new avenues to support individuals on their journey to recovery. The launch of our Social Model At Shore Road Program in Cataumet reflects our commitment to providing holistic, community-based solutions that empower individuals to achieve lasting sobriety.”

Allie Anderson, Chief Clinical Officer at Gosnold, emphasized the importance of social model recovery in residential settings, saying, “The social model approach, with its emphasis on peer support and shared living environments, has proven highly effective in promoting sustained recovery outcomes. Our program in Cataumet will provide a nurturing and supportive environment where residents can give and receive personal and recovery support, fostering a sense of community and accountability.”

Social Model At Shore Road Houses (SLHs) have gained increasing attention for their effectiveness in promoting abstinence and supporting individuals in maintaining recovery. Gosnold’s program will adhere to core social model principles, including shared alcohol- and drug-free living environments, a goal of abstinence, peer support, and involvement in mutual help groups.

Jenn Ferreira, Senior Director of Clinical Services is the contact person for more information on Social Model At Shore Road at Gosnold. Jenn can be reached at

About Gosnold: Gosnold is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive behavioral health and addiction treatment services across Massachusetts. With a mission to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and substance use disorders, Gosnold offers a range of evidence-based programs and services tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual.

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Danae Young, Senior Director of Operations

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Social Model At Shore Road for Men

Social Model At Shore Road is an innovative approach to recovery that prioritizes the establishment of a supportive community environment for men overcoming addiction. In contrast to traditional treatment models, which often focus solely on clinical interventions, social model at Shore Road emphasizes the importance of peer support, communal living, and personal accountability in maintaining sobriety. Residents of social model at Shore Road houses (SLHs) come together in a shared space where they support each other through the challenges of recovery.

Key Principles of Social Model At Shore Road

  • Shared Living Environment: Residents live together in a substance-free environment, fostering camaraderie and mutual support.
  • Peer Support: Residents provide encouragement, empathy, and understanding to one another, drawing from their own experiences of recovery.
  • Goal of Abstinence: Social model at Shore Road houses promote abstinence from alcohol and drugs as the primary goal of recovery.
  • Involvement in Mutual Help Groups: Participation in mutual help groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA), is encouraged.

Benefits of Social Model At Shore Road

  • Community Support: Residents can connect with others who understand their struggles and offer support without judgment.
  • Accountability: Residents hold each other accountable for their sobriety, fostering a culture of responsibility and commitment.
  • Safe and Structured Environment: SLHs provide a safe and structured setting where individuals can focus on their recovery.
  • Continuum of Care: Social model at Shore Road can serve as a transitional phase between intensive treatment programs and independent living.

Why Social Model?

Social Model At Shore Road offers a holistic approach to recovery, addressing not only the physical aspects of addiction but also the social, emotional, and spiritual components. By fostering a sense of community, peer support, and accountability, SLHs empower individuals to rebuild their lives and maintain sobriety in the long term. As the demand for effective addiction treatment continues to grow, social model at Shore Road stands out as a promising option for those seeking a path to lasting recovery.

Get Started Today

At Gosnold, we’re committed to providing adults with the tools and support they need to thrive in their journey of recovery. Our social model at Shore Road homes, located in Pocasset, Massachusetts, offer a structured environment tailored to help individuals overcome challenges and pave the way for a brighter future.

Whether you’re a concerned family member, a guardian, or a healthcare professional seeking assistance for an adult in need of support, we’re here to guide you. Reach out to us to arrange a consultation or assessment, where we’ll work together to determine the most suitable level of care for your loved one.

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