If you need immediate help, call 911

If you or someone you know is in crisis or is feeling suicidal, National Suicide Prevention Hotline  800-273-TALK (8255).  Trained counselors are available 24 hours a day to speak with and provide support.


Crisis Text Line: Text “Start” to 741-741Free, 24/7 confidential support provided by trained volunteers.

Pennsylvania/Greater Philadelphia:

Massachusetts/Greater Boston:

  • Riverside Emergency Services 508.634.3420
  • South Shore Mental Health  800.528.4890
  • Samaritan Hope Greater Boston  Hotline:  877.870.4673  Calls and texts answered 24/7
  • Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA)  866.343.MEDA(6332)
  • McLean Hospital 888.333.0338  McLean Hospital provides clinical programs supporting children, families and individuals facing mental health issues.  Inpatient and outpatient services as well as support groups are offered at different locations throughout the Massachusetts.
  • The Social Work Therapy Referral Service 617.720.2828  Assistance in finding free, confidential referrals to Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers in your area.  
  • Families for Depression Awareness 781.890.0220  Provides supports for families and individuals affected by depression and bipolar disorder.
  • INTERFACE Referral Service 888.244.6843 ext 1411  INTERFACE provides referrals to mental health providers and information about local services.  Available Monday – Friday 9-5.  Please note:  This line is specific to Westwood, MA residents and town employees but others should check with their town halls to see if they have this service as well.
  • Leadnow 508.717.1243 M-F 9AM to 5PM. Leadnow’s mission is to provide educators, students, and organizations with curriculum to promote mental health education and well being.
  • NAMI MASS 800.370.9085  State resource for individuals and families facing the challenges of mental illness.
  • Wayside Youth and Family Support Services 508.879.9700  Provides a wide variety of mental health counseling and family support services to children, young adults and families.
  • Westwood Youth and Family Services 781.320.1006  Provides professional short term counseling for children and families as well as information on state and local services.

New Jersey:

Virginia/Greater Richmond:

Government and National Organizations:

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