Degrees and Certifications:
Resources for Mental Health Support
Community resources to support your child’s mental health:
Speak with your child’s primary care physician for support with mental health concerns.
REFERRAL FOR SERVICES:
William James INTERFACE Referral Service maintains a mental health and wellness referral help line Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm, at 888-244-6843 (toll free). Callers are matched with licensed mental health providers from our extensive database. Each referral meets the location, insurance, and specialty needs of the caller.
24 HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE SERVICES: (800) 977-5555
This hotline can provide support for the student and family 24/7, 365 days of the year. Youth can also call themselves for support. You may also call and place your child “on alert” and let them know that you are concerned for your child’s mental health status.
MOBILE CRISIS INTERVENTION (MCI):
Call (800)977-5555 for MassHealth-enrolled youth up to 21, this service mobilizes to the home or other site where a youth is located (School). Service is provided 24/7/365 at all locations. Request a mobile crisis team to come to your location and evaluate the child.
EMERGENCY SERVICES PROGRAMS (ESP):
Community-based emergency services are available to help individuals having a mental health and/or substance abuse crisis. They are the alternative to hospital emergency departments.
- Community HealthLink, Inc.
40 Spruce Street
Leominster, MA 01453
- Community HealthLink, Inc.
Community -Based Location
10 Parker Street
Gardner, MA 01440
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS (ER/ED):
- Health Alliance Hospital – Leominster, MA
60 Hospital Rd, Leominster, MA 01453
- Nashoba Valley Medical Center – Ayer, MA
200 Groton Rd, Ayer, MA 01432
- Lowell General Hospital (On-Sight Youth Psychiatric Unit)
295 Varnum Ave, Lowell, MA 01854
- Emerson Hospital (On-Sight Youth Psychiatric Unit)
133 Old Road Nine Acre Corner, Concord MA 01742
Online resources to support your child’s mental health:
National Alliance on Mental Illness Massachusetts - www.namimass.org
Local Community Providers
South Bay Community Services
80 Erdman Way #208, Leominster, MA 01453
Wayside Youth and Family Support Network
77E Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA 01852
Luk Inc. Behavioral Health
545 Westminster Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Gandara Mental Health Center
100 Franklin Rd, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Flying High Farm, Inc.
611 Leominster Road, Lunenburg, MA 01462
Counseling Center of Nashua
1 Main Street, Nashua, NH 03064
Cultivate Care Farms
401 Main Street, Bolton, MA 01740
Grove Counseling Services
324 Grove Street ,Worcester, Massachusetts 01605
Crosswalk Behavioral Health, Inc.
71 Main Street ,Suite 2C
Westminster, Massachusetts 01473
(978) 769-3250 x1004
Sacks and Associates Counseling Center
435 King Street , Suite 202, Littleton, Massachusetts 01460
Merrimack Valley Counseling
39 Simon St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060