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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.)




IMAlive Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-784-2433


IMALIVE is a program of the Kristin Brooks Hope Center (KBHC), a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.

Our focus is suicide intervention, prevention, awareness, and education.

We provide help and hope through online crisis chat, educational on-campus and virtual college events, and awareness campaigns.

Depression is treatable. Suicide is preventable.




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.



24/7 Mental Health Helpline (Links to an external site.)
(855) 653-8178


Mental Health Hotline provides free consultations on psychological issues with specialists. These professionals will answer questions about mental health conditions and make a referral to a treatment center in one’s vicinity. It is not a provider of telepsychiatry sessions nor does it offer telediagnosis.

In addition to a 24/7 helpline and live chat where one can speak to a mental health specialist for a consultation, Mental Health Hotline also provides mental health information for the more casual inquirer via a stream of frequently updated blogs and articles.



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.

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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