About Us
WellCrest was founded by Dr. Norma Lopez,  a board-certified family physician and board-certified addiction specialist who has been treating patients with substance dependency issues since 2006.  Her reputation as a kind, gentle, and devoted doctor is well-known among her patients and colleagues. 
Our mission is to provide compassionate care to those who are ready to take the first steps to recovery from opiate or alcohol dependence, and to regain the joy of life without addiction.  We recognize that substance dependency is a chronic illness, not a personal choice or moral failing, and our caring staff treats each patient with respect and dignity.  Many of our patients  and families who have suffered through years of substance dependency express to us the joy of final regaining their lives and loved ones when the burden of addiction is lifted.
Like other chronic medical conditions, successful management of substance dependency requires proper medical diagnosis and treatment by experienced professionals.  Attempting to quit drugs or alcohol by 'toughing it out' or by using other self-treatment techniques rarely succeeds, and often results in multiple relapses instead of recovery.    
Our programs consist of individually tailored medical treatments utilizing Suboxone or Vivitrol, combined with regular behavioral health sessions provided by our onsite addiction counselors, or your own therapist if you choose.  This multi-disciplinary approach is essential for lasting recovery because it addresses both the physical and the psychological components of addiction. Your treatment is also out-patient based, and does not require daily visits as is sometimes the case with other therapies. This means you can still maintain your normal routines at home, school, and work while you are being treated.
WellCrest is located in a private and relaxing office in Lynnfield, Massachusetts, close to Exit 42 on I-95/128.  We offer flexible appointments during the day and evenings to help meet your needs, and  accept most major commercial insurance plans.   Call today to arrange for a consultation with Dr. Lopez at 781-245-6400