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We will post the resources that support mental health and emotional well-being, as well as serve as a database of community resources for mental health crises. 


About These Services

The William James INTERFACE Referral Service​offered through the Freedman Center, is a mental health and wellness referral Helpline available Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm, at 888-244-6843 (toll-free). This is a free, confidential referral service for residents of participating communitiesCallers from these participating communities are matched with licensed mental health providers from our extensive database, on average, within 2 weeks of their call to INTERFACE. Each referral best meets the location, insurance, and specialty needs of the caller.  

More here: ESPflyerindividualsandfamilies.pdf



How It Works


Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.



SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Links to an external site.)
1-800-662-HELP (4357)


SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

SAMHSA’s National Helpline, also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service, is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

Treatment locator: (Links to an external site.)




We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Call: 1-800-273-8255



American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) 


AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health by engaging in the following core strategies:

  • Funding scientific research
  • Educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention
  • Advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention
  • Supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide




Jed Foundation


The Jed Foundation (JED) is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults, giving them the skills and support they need to thrive today…and tomorrow.


Samaritans Statewide Hotline

Call or Text: 1-877-870-HOPE (4673)


Samaritans provides lifesaving suicide prevention services throughout Greater Boston and MetroWest Massachusetts. Their services are free, confidential, and nonjudgmental.



The Trevor Helpline

866-4-U-TREVOR (488-7386)

Specifically for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender youth and young adults.


The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people.





iPrevail Chat (Links to an external site.)


iPrevail Peer Counselors are trained in areas of stress, anxiety, depression, relationships, financial stress. iPrevail chats are very helpful because students struggling with mental health can talk to someone who has experienced similar things. iPrevail does not provide clinical, diagnostic or medical advice or procedures.

Peer Chats are 24/7 and free to try, but not unlimited. Prevail offers online self-paced cognitive behavioral therapy programs available for $9.99/month and unlimited.



Drug Rehab Facilities In Boston, Massachusetts, United States is a referral service that provides information about addiction treatment practitioners and facilities.



Top Rated Rehab Centers in Boston

Live Another Day's mission is "equal access to live-saving resources". The site offers guides for People of Color and an editorially curated list of the top-rated rehab centers in Boston.

Dealing with Grief


The mission of Dougy Center is to provide grief support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families can share their experiences before and after a death. More here: 




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