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Substance addiction and mental illness can have adverse consequences on the lives of patients. Opioid addiction in particular has reached epidemic proportions and become a matter of national attention. New Horizons Medical clinics and programs are designed to accommodate the rapidly growing number of patients in need of substance use treatment.

Referral Process

New Horizons Medical offers a quick and seamless process to refer a patient for treatment. There are a few items you will need:

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Provider referral form

If you are a mental health or medical professional or work with an agency – please complete the patient referral form. We will accommodate your patients in a timely manner. Same-day telehealth appointments are available.

If you need to make an insurance referral, our NPI is 1487983342.

Alcohol and Drug Substance Abuse Program. Call 888-999-2041 to enroll or refer a patient!


*Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA-approved medications, like Buprenorphine and Naltrexone, accompanied by therapy and counseling as part of a comprehensive treatment option. 

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Our teams are engaged with the local communities to provide access to those in need of treatment. We accept referrals and work collaboratively with outside agencies, individuals, and other providers including: 

Looking to become a partner? Please complete the form on the Contact Us page.

About New Horizons Medical

Since 2009, New Horizons Medical is an early frontier of treating opioid addiction in the Greater Boston area. Our providers have more than 10 years of experience in addiction medicine and focus on collaborative care and harm reduction. New Horizons Medical offers comprehensive holistic treatment models and works with other professionals to deliver well-rounded care.

Contact New Horizons Medical Treatment Center to make an appointment for Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment. Call 888-999-2041 for a free consultation and to schedule your appointment today.

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Chad Saint-Amant

Chad Saint-Amant is an Assistant Medical Director and a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at New Horizons Medical Assistant Medical Director

Chad is a board-certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Chad completed his clinical training and obtained his master’s degree at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.

Linda Ploude, LICSW

Linda Ploude - Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Director, Psychotherapy in Boston, Brookline, Framingham, Fitchburg, Harverhill, Llynn, Quincy Director of Mental Health, LICSW

Linda Ploude is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of experience in the field of mental health.

I believe strongly in the principles of self determination and believe all persons deserve to be listened to

Melvin Nemkov, MD

Melvin Nemkov, MD is the Medical Director at New Horizons Medical Medical Doctor

Dr. Melvin Nemkov graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago and has been practicing medicine and addiction medicine for 45 years and counting.

My mission is for everyone to be truly happy with their lives
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