Mental Health Services & Resources

MASSACHUSETTS BEHAVIORAL HELPLINE: Call 1-833-773-2445

  • Call, text, or chat for real-time clinical assessment, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 
  • Talk with a trained staff member who will assist you in accessing the treatment or support that meets your individual needs.
  • Connect with qualified professionals for mental health assessments, crisis services, substance use treatment, referrals and more. Staff will remain on the line with you until you are connected to your next step.
  • Every call, text, or chat conversation includes clinical follow up to ensure your needs are met.


ON CAMPUS MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT: 

A licensed counselor is available to support MCC students’ by:

  1. Meeting for a mental health assessment and brief support.
  2. Making a referral to treatment providers and resources in the local community.
  3. Directing to other support services at MCC.

These services are short term, confidential and offered at no charge to currently enrolled students. 

Amy Mahoney LICSW, Wellness Counselor
MahoneyA@middlesex.mass.edu
781-280-3635


If you are in immediate danger of harming yourself or someone else, call 911 or go to your local hospital Emergency Room.

RESOURCES FOR MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS SITUATIONS:

  • For mental health emergencies when you are not in immediate physical danger, contact the MA Statewide Emergency Services Program at 1-877-382-1609. They are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: dial 988 or call 1-800-273-TALK (8256), for confidential toll-free help, available 24/7.
  • Crisis Text Line offers free, 24/7 support for those in crisis: Text HOME to 741741 or text STEVE to 741741 if you are a person of color and would like to be connected to a culturally competent counselor.
  • The Trevor Project (LGBTQ hotline): Text START to 678-678 or call 1-866-488-7386. 
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or text START to 88788.

Other useful mental health community resources during these challenging times:



 

Last Modified: 2/2/24