• Slideshow Featured Content

    • Guests applauding at a Legislative Breakfast

      Mental Health Matters!

      Join the 2015 DMH Citizens Legislative Breakfasts Series

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    • Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project Logo

      Early Childhood Mental Health in Primary Care

      And Other Settings is Key to Prevention

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      Patient Wage Programs

      A Bridge to Work

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    • Community Conversation gets Lawrence Seniors, Youth Talking About GOOD Mental Health

      Community Conversation gets Lawrence Seniors, Youth Talking About GOOD Mental Health

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  • Vision and Mission Statement

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    The Department of Mental Health, as the State Mental Health Authority, assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research. This critical mission is accomplished by working in partnership with other state agencies, individuals, families, providers and communities.
  • About the Department of Mental Health

    Learn more about the history, structure, research, and demographics of the Department of Mental Health
  • DMH Offices

    Find the Central Office, an area office, or a local service site. This page also contains an alphabetical listing of all Massachusetts cities and towns linking to the appropriate DMH site office that services your city or town.

  • DMH Continuing Care Inpatient Facilities

  • Research

  • Contact Us

  • Department of Mental Health Open Meeting Notices and Construction Contract Notices

  • Recovery Learning Communities

  • MassRelay Service

    MassRelay enables hearing people or people who do not use a text telephone (TTY) to communicate over regular telephone lines with people who are deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, or speech disabled.
  • DMH Non-Discrimination Notices

    The Department of Mental Health (DMH) advises its employees and the public that it does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or in access to DMH programs, services, and activities.