Outpatient Treatment Center + Recovery Residence
On Campus Solutions for a National Problem
Support for students currently enrolled at Tufts University, students enrolled at all colleges in the Boston area (including those Universities in the Boston Consortium) AND college-aged students who want to get back on a college track!
We provide on-campus care and support for college students struggling with mental health and substance use disorders so they can remain engaged in a successful and safe college experience. We keep students in college, and help those whose academic studies have been interrupted due to mental health and substance use disorders, Get Back on a College Track.
The Haven Recovery Residence
In Collaboration with Tufts' University Housing
94 Curtis Street
Somerville, MA 02144
The Haven Outpatient Center
200 Boston Ave., Suite 1925
Medford, MA 02155
PEER TO PEER MENTORING & MONITORING
The Haven’s innovative Mentoring and Monitoring Program provides the tools for students, parents and school administrators to distinguish casual partying from serious substance misuse and treat accordingly. This harm-reduction program provides peer recovery mentors, (regular/randomized) drug testing, and community support for students and parents seeking answers and accountability.
About Tufts University
Ranked # 29th in US News & World Report’s 2020 Ranking of Best U.S. Colleges, Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. With its main suburban Boston campus located in Medford and Somerville, Massachusetts, Tufts is organized into ten schools of four campuses across the Boston metropolitan area and the French Alps. The Haven, in Collaboration with Tufts, serves all undergraduate and graduate students studying at Tufts Boston area programs including those at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA), the School of Engineering and the medical, dental and nutrition schools.
Founded in 1852 as a nonsectarian institution of higher learning, the university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all its disciplines and is known for its internationalism and study abroad programs. The unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in an environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement. Tufts is devoted to excellence in creating, preserving, disseminating, and applying knowledge and ideas and committed to deep intellectual and artistic engagement that inspires all in the Tuft’s community to pursue a lifetime of learning. It encourages intellectual curiosity, facilitates sustained critical thinking, and believes that dedication to the rigors of intellectual inquiry and creative achievement will result in a profound impact on the challenges that society will encounter over the next decade.
HEAR FROM OUR STUDENTS
WHAT PARENTS ARE SAYING
Tufts Administrator Endorsement
“Students in recovery in college still struggle with housing, support, and treatment-----The Haven addresses all three. We couldn’t have picked a better group to do this work with.”
- Executive Director, Tufts University Health and Wellness
THE HAVEN PROGRAM AND STAFF
Our local Haven team includes licensed clinicians, peer recovery coaches and individuals who are passionate about helping college students receive care and support for their mental health and substance use challenges.
Larry Berger, M.A., LMHC, LADC 1
Larry is the Clinical Director of The Haven Outpatient Center in Collaboration with Tufts University. Larry brings a passion for helping people and years of clinical and administrative experience delivering empirically supported care to individuals with co-occurring substance use disorder and mental health issues. He holds an M.A. in Addiction and Mental Health Counseling from Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies and a B.A. from Brandeis University. Larry is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of Massachuttes and has experience working in both Inpatient Residential and Outpatient Treatment settings at several facilities treating Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health Disorders. Larry has also been an Adjunct Professor at Cape Cod Community College.
Paige Estabrooks, MPH
Student Care Manager
Paige is an experienced Practice Manager with deep experience working in the hospital & health care industry. Prior to joining the Haven team, Paige oversaw the day-to-day performance and operations of a Substance Use Disorder and dual-diagnosis program for young adults with substance use related issues at one of Boston’s premiere hospitals. She brings a strong consulting background to The Haven at College with an M.S. in Public Health from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and a B.A. from Colby-Sawyer College.
ORIANA FEDERICO, LICSW
Program Director and Clinician
Oriana is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with deep experience treating young adults with a range of substance use disorder and mental health disorder diagnoses using evidence-based treatment modalities. Before joining The Haven at College team, Oriana worked at one of Boston’s premiere SUD and Dual Diagnosis hospital programs for young adults providing short-term and long-term individual therapy, extensive psychosocial evaluations and treatment recommendations for patients between the ages of 14-26. Oriana holds an MSW from Columbia University and a B.A. in Women’s Studies from Wheaton College and has completed intensive training in Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) and Tobacco Education (BSAS).
Chris Hayes, B.A., Master's Candidate, The Fletcher School at Tufts University
House Manager and Community Leader
Following ten years in the workforce, including experience as a Senior Research Analyst with United Health Group, Chris is extending his academic journey as a Master’s Candidate at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts. A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Chris’s interest at Fletcher revolves around the growth of China in the last decade, and what sorts of opportunities for synergy that will provide for China and its neighbors- and the populations therein. As a person in long-term recovery, Chris leads the Haven Community “meeting students where they’re at” and helping them find recovery while engaged in a meaningful and vibrant college experience.