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Charles River Recovery

75 Norumbega Road, Weston, Massachusetts, 02493
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Charles River Recovery’s convenient location allows us to offer individualized addiction treatment to clients all over Massachusetts. Our expert licensed staff are invested in your specific needs and are committed to placing you in the most appropriate level of inpatient care. If you or your loved one is suffering from drug or alcohol dependency, look no further than Charles River Recovery’s effective and proven evidence and medical-based treatment programs.

Facility Highlights

  • Alcohol and Drug Detoxification
  • Clinical Stabilization Services


  • Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment

    Alcohol is the most abused substance in the United States. Those who binge drink are at greater risk of developing a dependency. Charles River Recovery’s detoxification and clinical stabilization services in Weston, MA provide proven alcohol addiction treatment programs. Our expert, qualified staff is familiar with the challenges of alcoholism and the difficult recovery journey that follows. Our diverse team of addiction specialists is dedicated to assisting individuals who struggle with alcohol misuse or dependency to conquer their addiction and resume a peaceful sober existence.
  • Methamphetamine Use Disorder Treatment

    Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant that promotes the release of huge amounts of dopamine in the brain, triggering feelings of euphoria. This sensation is one that many people crave, which is why methamphetamine becomes addictive so rapidly. Continued use desensitizes dopamine receptors in the brain, making it impossible to experience the same pleasure in any other way.
  • Opioid and Heroin Use Disorder Treatment

    At Charles River Recovery, the first step in treating opioid or heroin addiction is to get any remaining narcotics out of your system. Withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, sleeplessness, agitation, perspiration, anxiety, abdominal cramping, and muscle aches, can be severe because opioids and heroin develop a chemical dependency. For your safety, our medically supervised detox process is monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Safe, non-habit-forming medications may be administered to help with withdrawal symptoms.
  • Cocaine Use Disorder Treatment

    Cocaine is a stimulant drug that is especially addictive, causing people to quickly become dependent. Cocaine withdrawal symptoms can be mentally and physically difficult, making it exceptionally difficult to quit without professional and medical supervision. Charles River Recovery implements the most effective treatment methods to overcome a cocaine addiction, starting with detoxification. We are committed to helping you restore your life, health, and well-being, free of drugs. Don’t do it alone. Charles River Recovery is here.
  • Prescription Pill Misuse Treatment

    Doctors frequently prescribe medications to help people with chronic illnesses and medical conditions manage pain, anxiety, and depression. Painkillers are also the leading medication prescribed post-surgery. While patients often begin their prescription use with good intentions, misuse or overuse can quickly lead to dependence or addiction. At Charles River Recovery, we stand with our patients from Detox through treatment and into aftercare. We use proven methods to ensure long-term recovery from prescription pill misuse, giving you the skills you need to maintain your recovery.

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Meet the Staff

  • Laura Ames
    Laura AmesChief Executive Officer
    Laura Ames, Chief Executive Officer at Charles River Recovery, has over 30 years of experience leading substance use treatment and long-term care facilities. Prior to joining Charles River Recovery, Laura opened, licensed and lead both Detoxification and Clinical Stabilization Services at Recovery Centers of America at Danvers. Laura has also served as the Chief Executive Officer at Health South New England Rehabilitation Hospital and Arbour Hospital where she improved patient satisfaction and staff engagement, as well as strengthened relationships with state agencies and community partners.
  • Amy Lewis
    Amy LewisDirector of Nursing
    Amy Lewis, Director of Nursing at Charles River Recovery, has over 14 years of nursing experience working with adults with mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Prior to her nursing career, Lewis worked in a vocational rehabilitation center helping adults suffering from mental illness return to the workforce. After a traumatic childbirth experience, Lewis changed her career path to become a nurse because, as she says, “it was the nurses that helped me process everything, and I wanted to be there for others when they also had the worst day of their lives.” Amy Lewis obtained a B.A. in Nursing from Southern New Hampshire University and is an American Red Cross instructor.
  • Dr. Ximena Sanchez-Samper
    Dr. Ximena Sanchez-SamperChief Medical Officer
    Ximena Sanchez-Samper, MD is a Board- Certified Addiction Psychiatrist who obtained her degree as a psychiatrist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and completed her Addictions Fellowship through the combined Massachusetts General Hospital, McLean Hospital / Brigham and Women’s Hospital Addictions Fellowship program in 2004. Since then, she has treated adults of all ages struggling with mental health and substance use disorders and has also provided care to adolescents and young adults (as well as their families) at both Boston Children’s Hospital and McLean Hospital.
  • Rebecca Sena
    Rebecca SenaChief Marketing Officer
    Rebecca Sena, Chief Marketing Officer at Charles River Recovery, has a proven track record of healthcare program development and management across New England. Prior to joining Charles River Recovery, Rebecca was the Regional Director of Business Development at Recovery Centers of America where she led business development, community relationships, and strategic planning across various territories and verticals. Rebecca has her undergraduate degree in Visual Arts from Assumption College and is certified in Cultural Diversity Training.

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Charles River Recovery
75 Norumbega Road, Weston, Massachusetts, 02493