Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH)

Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

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.


Central Office
25 Staniford St., Boston, MA 02114


Available Monday through Friday 9am-5pm

TTY Number for Deaf & Hard of Hearing

DMH Information and Resource Line Voicemail Box (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.

Recent news & announcements


Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) - Our Reconfigured Service Model 

1/24/2018 Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) to replace Community Based Flexible Supports(CBFS) effective July 1, 2018



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