• silhouette of house  Mental Health Resources For Children and Families


    If your child or someone in your family is experiencing a mental health safety emergency please call your primary physician, outside provider and/or 911. In addition, the following Mental Health Resources may provide support:


    Advocates (emergency services/assessment): If you are experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis (800) 540-5806 or (781) 893-2003 to speak to an Advocates crisis clinician. They are available to help 24 hours a day, every day.



    • Warm Lines: Non-crisis support lines for people coping with mental health and social-emotional concerns: 877-733-7563 (Open daily 4pm-8pm). Spanish speaking operators on Sundays and Tuesdays.


    • William James Interface: The William James INTERFACE Referral Service is a mental health and wellness referral Helpline available Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm, at 888-244-6843


    • Social Work Therapy Referral Service:  617-720-2828



    • Elliot Center/Emerson Hospital: (781) 861-0890 - CRISIS TEAM (800) 988-1111


    • National Suicide Prevention Hotline:  1-800-273-8255