Inpatient and Intensive Residential Treatment Programs

The Licensing Division of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health licenses and monitors all acute private and general hospitals with inpatient psychiatric units in the Commonwealth of MA.  The Division also licenses and monitors the Intensive Residential Treatment Programs (IRTPs) for adolescents throughout the state.

Inpatient/ IRTP Licensing Division Page


Community Licensing Division

A program license is required for any program not operated or contracted for by the Department which operates a residential site and is organized primarily to provide treatment, rehabilitation, support and supervision for mentally ill persons.

Community Licensing Division Page


This information is provided by the Department of Mental Health