About Us

The Watertown Access to to Treatment, Education and Resource Task Force was created as a local response to the nationwide crisis of substance use disorder. The Task Force uses local and regional data to develop a wide range of initiatives aimed at prevention, education, treatment, and support for anyone in our community affected by substance use.

The mission of the Watertown Access to Treatment, Education and Resources Task Force is to lessen the impact of substance use disorder in our community. Members include dedicated community residents, social service agencies, representatives from the Town’s Health, Police, Fire, School, and Recreation Departments, along with physicians, individuals in recovery, treatment providers, parents, elected officials, and clergy.