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Adolescent Services

Spectrum operates several programs for at-risk youth with funding provided by the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services.

Bright Futures
Bright Futures is a youth-centered, family-focused residential substance abuse treatment program for adolescent males in Methuen, Massachusetts. The program teaches youth the skills necessary to maintain drug-free, pro-social lifestyles. Program participants follow a structured weekly schedule consisting of individual and family counseling, recovery-focused group meetings, life skills training, academic instruction and recreational activities.

R.E.A.C.H.
Spectrum's Recovery through Education, Adventure, Commitment and Health (REACH) program is an experiential, adventure-based, residential program for adolescent males in Grafton, Massachusetts. Programming includes individual and family counseling, life skills training and academic classes. Project Adventure activities are used to impart lessons in leadership, perseverance, communication, decision-making, teamwork, trust and personal responsibility.

Detention
Spectrum’s short-term detention program for adolescent girls is located in Westborough, Massachusetts. The goal of this short-term program is to reduce delinquent behaviors and encourage positive change in a safe, supportive and highly structured environment.