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Area Hospitals

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston Medical Center
Children’s Hospital
Faulkner Hospital
Franciscan Hospital for Children
Mass General Hospital
Metro-West Medical Center
Milford Regional Hospital
Newton – Wellesley Hospital

Crisis Intervention Centers

Advocates Inc.
Area Hospital Emergency Rooms (See Area Hospitals above)
Riverside Community Care and Family Services
Wayside Youth and Family Support Network
YOU Inc.

State Agencies

CBHI: Children’s Behavioral Health Interagency Initiative
CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
DCF: Department of Children and Families (formerly DSS)
DDS: Department of Developmental Services (Formerly DMR)
DMH: Department of Mental Health
DPH: Department of Public Health
DTA: Department of Transitional Services
DYS: Department of Youth Services
EOHHS: Executive Office of Health and Human Services
MRC: Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
MassHealth and Human Services
WIC: Woman, Infant and Children Nutrition Program
WIC Program Flyer

Mental Health Agencies, Organizations and Resources

Mental Health Agencies

Advocates Inc.
BU Center for Anxiety
HRS (Human Relations Service)
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Metrowest
McLean OCD Institute
Riverside Community Care and Family Services
School Psychiatry Program and MADI Resource Center
SMOC (South Middlesex Opportunity Council)
Wayside Youth and Family Support Network
YOU Inc.

Mental Health Organizations

Asperger’s Association of New England (AANE)
CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders
Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF)
Massachusetts Department of Mental Health
NIMH: National Institute of Mental Health
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation

Mental Health Resources

AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts
BAGLY: Boston Alliance for Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Youth
Fenway Community Health
GLSEN: Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network
PFLAG: Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays – Greater Boston
PFLAG – Worcester
Project 10 East

Substance Abuse Agencies and Organizations

AA : Alcoholics Anonymous
Al-Anon/Alateen 1-800-Al-Anon
Addictions and Recovery
Addiction Referral Center 1-800-485-4357
Publicly Funded State Substance Abuse Programs
Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous, New England
SAMSHA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Sameem Associates, Inc.
Youth and Young Adult Substance Abuse Services

Violence, Abuse, Sexual Assault and Bullying

Break the Cycle
Massachusetts Children’s Alliance
Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence (Jane Doe, Inc.)
National Center for Victims of Crime
National Crime Prevention Council
National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center
New Hope
Project Alliance Middlesex Partnerships for Youth
Voices Against Violence
US Department of Health and Human Services Campaign on Bullying

Community Resources and Psycho-Social Enrichment Programs

Academy Metrowest
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metro West
High Flight (Framingham YMCA)
Check local group psychotherapy practices


Child at Risk
Child at Risk Hotline

Childhelp National Child Abuse
1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)

Eating Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association Information and Referral Helpline

National Runaway Switchboard
1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)

Teen Dating Abuse
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (love is respect)

Sexual Assault
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

Substance Abuse
Al-Anon and Alateen
1-800-AL-ANON 1-800-25-2666

Bureau of Substance Abuse (MA)

Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline
1-800-327-5050 or 1-617-445-1500

National Suicide Hotline 1-800-784-2433

Samaritans of Boston Suicide Prevention

4 Tech Circle, Natick, MA 01760 (508) 653-6776