Central Office

DMH Central Office
Photo of Commissioner Brooke Doyle
Commissioner Brooke Doyle

Department of Mental Health Central Office
25 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114 


Main Phone: 617-626-8000
TTY: 617-727-9842


Central Office Directory


Name Telephone
Brooke Doyle, Commissioner 617-626-8123
Lynn Beatrice, Assistant to the Commissioner/Office Manager 617-626-8123
Crystal Collier, Chief of Staff 617-626-8031
Steve Barnard, Chief Financial Officer 617-626-8305
Stephen Cidlevich, Director of Constituent Affairs 617-626-8140
Daniela Harrigan, Director of Community Engagement (Visit the DMH Community Engagement Website) 617-626-8124
Glenda Hazard, Director of Communications - Media Relations Contact 617-626-8150
Star Sims, Director of Human Rights 617-626-8218
Investigations Complaints 617-626-8154
Flojona Desroches McClain, Assistant Director of Human Rights (Children/Adolescents and Community) 617-626-8139
Director of the Office of Race, Equity and Inclusion (OREI - Visit the OREI Website) - VACANT 617-626-8133
Angel D. Mendez, EdD, Director of Learning & Development 617-626-8109
Lester Blumberg, General Counsel 617-626-8233
Debra Leggett, Deputy Counsel, Director of Privacy and Data Access 617-626-8160
Katherine Gallant, Director of Investigations 617-626-8108
Kathy Sanders, M.D, Deputy Commissioner Clinical and Professional Services 617-626-8059
Vacant, Executive Assistant/Office Manager                                    617 626-8113

Sherri DiBarri, Expedited Psychiatric Inpatient Admissions(EPIA), Program Manager (EPIA Web Page)          

978 943-8872


Teresa E, Anderson, Assistant Commissioner Quality 617-626-8308
David Tringali, Director of Quality Management                            

617 626-8247

Bobbi Spofford, Program Coordinator III 617 626-8072
Beth Lucas, Deputy Commissioner for Mental Health Services 617-626-8084

Julie Hwayoung Shepherd, Assistant Commissioner for Mental Health Services


Mio Tamanaha, Behavioral Health Help Line Director


Jay Tallman, Director of Policy 617-626-8179
Vacant, Assistant Commissioner for CPS/Director of Licensing (DMH Inpatient Licensing Web) 617-626-8279

Margaret Guyer, Ph.D., Director of Research and Workforce Development (Research Web Page)

Jessica McHugh, Suicide Prevention Specialist 617 626-8055
Joshua Greenberg, Special Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner 617 626-8111
Nancy Connolly, Psy.D., Assistant Commissioner of Forensic Mental Health Services


Kelly English, Deputy Commissioner of Child, Youth and Family Services (Visit the Child, Youth, and Family Services Website) 617-626-8086
Rob Walker, CPS, External Consumer Engagement Liaison 617-626-8275
Liam Seward, Director of Compliance and Emergency Management 617-626-8170
DMH Office of the Ombudsman (Learn more about the DMH Ombudsman) (617) 626-4840
DMH Information and Resource Line 1-800-221-0053*

*This voicemail box is checked regularly Monday through Friday between 8:45 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. 

DMH Central Office Web Pages

Some of the departments within Central Office have their own web pages with more in-depth information about the services they offer. 

Mental Health Services:

Additional Web Pages:

Contact for Central Office


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Available Monday through Friday 9am-5pm

This voicemail box is checked regularly Monday through Friday. Calls are returned within 48 hours.


Central Office
25 Staniford St., Boston, MA 02114

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