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About Us

We are a behavioral health treatment program in Massachusetts dedicated to empowering our clients to take charge of their recovery from addiction and mental health challenges. We’re real recovery for real people
We operate behavioral health treatment centers to better serve our community and foster lasting sobriety through compassion and healing.

Our Mission

At Meta, we believe that our clients deserve a recovery experience that puts their needs first. That’s why we involve each of our clients in the recovery process through personalized treatment plans, recovery resources, and more. Equipping our clients with the knowledge and support they need to make healthy decisions provides a strong road map for long-term recovery from substance use disorder and mental health challenges.

Our Commitment to Recovery

We employ Master's-level clinicians in our treatment programs, so you'll receive a higher level of support tailored to your needs.
Every Meta client receives individualized treatment that is designed to meet their recovery needs, goals, and challenges.
Our program goes beyond standard treatment to focus on key aspects of life, including nutritional and employment counseling.
We offer a flexible program schedule to allow more people to take advantage of treatment on the schedule that works for them.
Our family support program ensures that your loved ones are involved in your recovery.
Peer-to-peer counseling allows you to receive unconditional support from people who have been where you are now.

Meet the Team

Find out more about the dedicated professionals who help our clients succeed.

Aristotle Nikolaou

VP of Community Relations
Sober since 2003
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Matthew Simpson

Executive Director
Sober since 2014
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April Rickard, LMHC, CCTP

Clinical Director
Licensed since 2011
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Katie Hakesly

Katie Hakesly

Clinical Supervisor
Licensed since 2016
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Josh Hussey

Director of Operations
Sober since 2012
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Ed Lepage, Managing Partner at Meta

Ed Lepage

Managing Partner
Sober since 2011
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Casey Herlihy

Director of Admissions
Sober since 2020
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Lindsey Martyn

Lindsey Martyn

Case Manager
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Casey Orkney

Program Director
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Owen Healey

Owen Healey

Program Director
Sober since 2017
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Shawn Kelly, MA

Lead Clinician
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Lexy Penney

Nutritionist
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Sam Vairo, MA

Primary Therapist
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Carla Butters, MS

Evening Clinician
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Matty Andrews

Case Manager
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Meagan French, MS

Clinician
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Mckenzie Tessier

Clinician
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Carl DeCotis

Alumni Coordinator
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Dawn Whitney

Team Member
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Kyle Nelson

Team Member
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Chase

Service Dog
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Our Facility

We operate two locations in Massachusetts to serve our community in the greater Boston area.
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Haverhill

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Meta incorporate clients’ family into the treatment program?

Our staff believe that getting family involved whenever possible gives a person a greater chance at success. Our team knows that everyone’s journey is different, so if you would like to learn more, call us today to see how we can help you.

Does Meta offer aftercare support once I complete my program?

Meta does offer ongoing counseling and support. We believe that an aftercare support system helps you stay on the right track. Please call us today to find out more about our aftercare offerings.

Can I go to work or attend school while enrolled in Meta programs?

The team at Meta understands that life doesn’t get put on hold while attending treatment. Reach out to see if we can come up with a care plan that fits for you.

Can I attend Meta programs if I haven’t completed a residential addiction treatment program?

Every person’s recovery plan is unique. Contact us today to find out if Meta is the right fit for you.

Will my insurance cover Meta programs?

Meta accepts most major insurances

What Our Clients Say About Us

Read what our clients think about the transformative treatment at Meta.
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Anna R

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An absolutely wonderful and caring staff. I cannot say enough amazing things about the resources available and the welcoming environment. Facilitated me in rebuilding my life and gave me a sober foundation to live on.

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Caitlyn R

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The owners helped my loved one find not only his path in sobriety but also in life. Their methods are effective and safe and encourage those struggling to establish a sober lifestyle. They have become family to us.

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Christian R

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The facilities are really nice but what sets these guys apart is the staff. The owners played a huge part in helping my cousin get sober and continue to help him keep on the right path.

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George M

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The staff was a pleasure to be around and work with. They helped me through all of my trials and tribulations. Would recommend to anyone in need of help!

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