HEALTH & WELLNESS AFFIARS

LAST UPDATED: 5/21/2022

For Mental Health or Addiction Services
National
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline

    • Phone Number: (800)273-8255

    • Website: suicidepreventionlifeline.org

  • Samaritans/Samariteens Mental Health Crisis Hotline

    • Phone Number: (877)870-4673

  • Recovery Hotline for Alcohol

    • Phone Number: (800)252-6465​

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness

    • Phone Number: (800)950-6264

    • Website: nami.org

  • Massachusetts Association for Mental Health

    • Phone Number: (617)742-7452

    • Website: mamh.org

State
  • Massachusetts Substance Abuse Hotline

    • Phone Number: (866)454-0424

  • Alanon/Alateen - Substance Abuse Support Groups

    • Phone Number: (508)366-0556

  • Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling

    • Phone Number: (800)426-1234

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness - Mass

  • Massachusetts Association for Mental Health

    • Phone Number: (617)742-7452

    • Website: mamh.org

  • Thriveworks

    • Address: 872 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge

    • Phone Number: (617)395-5806 

    • Website: thriveboston.com/Cambridge-Counseling-Therapy.html

    • Bio: Thrive Counseling provides a variety of mental health services including anxiety disorders, couples and marriage counseling, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive tendencies, grief counseling, child therapy, suspected abuse in a child, approved psychiatric testing, anger management, addiction issues, and professional development; along with assistance with life transitions such as a divorce or loss of job.

  • Cambridge Somerville Emergency Services Program

    • Address: 660 Broadway, Somerville

    • Phone Number: (800)981-4357

    • Bio: Provides a comprehensive, highly integrated system of crisis evaluation and treatment services to residents of Somerville and Cambridge, serving all ages and multi-cultural populations as well as suicide prevention and offers a substance abuse hotline. 

    • Eligibility Requirements: Must live in Somerville or Cambridge​

  • McLean Hospital

    • Address: 115 Mill St, Belmont

    • Phone Number: (617)855-3141

    • Website: mcleanhospital.org

    • Bio:  Provides clinical care for mental health illnesses and substance abuse services. 

For General Health
National​
  • Health Care for All (HCFA) - Nationwide

    • Phone Number: (800)272-4232

State​​
  • AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts

    • Phone Number: (800)235-2331

  • Mayor's Health Line - Boston

    • Phone Number: (617)534-5050

  • Health Care for All (HCFA) - MA Chapter

    • Phone Number: (617)3350-7279

  • Asperger's Association of New England (AANE)

    • Phone Number: (617)393-3824

  • Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts

    • Phone Number: (508)475-0032

    • Website: biama.org

  • The CHA Family Health Center

    • Address: 237 Hampshire St, Cambridge

    • Phone Number: (617)575-5570

    • Website: challiance.org

    • Bio: Provides a variety of services related to health & wellness, including but not limited to general medical care, sexual health, substance abuse, classes, and so much more. 

  • St. Francis House

    • Address: 39 Boylston St, Boston

    • Phone Number: (617)542-4211

    • Website: stfrancishouse.org

    • Bio: Provides basic services including food, clothing, daytime shelter, medical care, mental health counseling, substance use counseling, and rehabilitative service. 

For the Disabled
National

State​​

For Veterans
National

State​
  • Mass Veteran's Guide Book

For the LGBT Community
National

State​​
  • AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts

    • Phone Number: (800)235-2331

  • Fenway Violence Recovery Projet

    • Phone Number: (800)834-3242

  • Mass Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC)

    • Phone Number: (617)267-9001

For the Elderly
National
  • Elder Affairs Hotline​

    • Phone Number: (800)882-2003