Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH)

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.

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Address

Central Office
25 Staniford St., Boston, MA 02114

Phone

Support Line - Available 24 Hours (833) 773-2445

Available Monday through Friday 9am-5pm

DMH Info Line (800) 221-0053

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

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Who we serve

Most mental health services, including medication and therapy are provided through health insurance – MassHealth (Medicaid), the Massachusetts Health Connector (health insurance marketplace) or through private insurance (employer-based).  The Department of Mental Health (DMH) has a specialized role in the healthcare delivery system as DMH provides supplemental services for people with the most serious needs. To learn more, view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and view our calendar of upcoming events

Recent news & announcements

Press Release

Baker-Polito Administration Implements Roadmap for Behavioral Health Reform, Announces Opening of Community Behavioral Health Centers and Behavioral Health Help Line 

1/03/2023 Executive Office of Health and Human Services

The 24/7 Clinical Behavioral Health Help Line, Community-Based Crisis Intervention, and 25 Community Behavioral Health Centers Strengthen Access to Behavioral Health Services

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