R29 Kids and the Law • the Department seeks to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth. Department of Youth Services (DYS) 1-617-727-7575 Monday–Friday, 8:45am–5pm Website: www.mass.gov/orgs/deparment-of-youth-services • the Department is responsible for three categories of youth who come before the courts: (1) those who have been charged with delinquent offenses and are being held on bail or without bail; (2) those who have been convicted of a delinquent offense and have been committed to the custody of DYS; and (3) those who have been adjudicated youthful offenders.The Department provides a range of services and placements. SUBSTANCE USE SERVICES Bureau of Substance Addiction Services STATEWIDE HELPLINE: 1- 800-327-5050 1-617-624-5111 Monday–Friday, 8am–10pm; weekends, 8am–6pm Website: https://helplinema.org • the helpline is the statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment and recovery services for people of all ages across the   Commonwealth. Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA) HELPLINE: 1-800-327-5050 Substance abuse information and education TTY: 1-800-439-2370 Website: www.helplinema.org • a comprehensive directory of substance use services for people of all ages   across the Commonwealth. Resources R