Mental health crisis support

Contacts and resources for managing a mental health crisis

Contact your behavioral health provider to see if they can schedule a telehealth visit. Telehealth is a virtual therapy session. Many providers are now offering this option.

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Massachusetts Behavioral Health Help Line

The Massachusetts Behavioral Health Help Line (BHHL) is here to connect you directly to clinical help, when and where you need it. Even if you’re not sure what kind of help or treatment you may need, we can help guide you.

Mental health crisis resources

  • Contact Samaritans 24/7. Call or text the 24/7 helpline any time at 1-877-870-4673.
  • Contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741
  • Visit the new Massachusetts Network of Care website to locate behavioral health resources in your area.
  • Contact SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline. The Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

Contact for Mental health crisis support

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