Mental Health & Crisis Support

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  • Crisis Text Line: For free, confidential support for anyone in any crisis

    Text “Hello” to 741741

    Samaritans: 24/7 crisis Helpline based in Massachusetts. Whatever the reason, you can get help from a trained volunteer, offering non-judgmental support.

    Call or text: (877) 870-4673

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call the Lifeline or visit their website for online chat

    (800) 273-8255

    SafeLink: MA statewide 24/7 toll-free domestic violence hotline and a resource for anyone affected by domestic or dating violence. Advocates are bilingual in English and Spanish and have access to a service that can provide translation in more than 130 languages.

    (877) 785-2020

    TTY: (877) 521-2601

    National Domestic Violence Hotline: highly-trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone in the United States who is experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

    (800) 799-7233

    TTY: (800) 787-3224


    Boston Area Rape Crisis Center: Support for survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones from highly trained staff

    (800) 841-8371

    RAINN: 24/7 National Sexual Assault Hotline for phone and online chat

    (800) 656-4673


    Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement: Services for Boston Residents Affected by COVID-19 Regardless of Immigration Status

    COVID-19 Guide for Boston Immigrants

    Boston Office of Housing Stability: Call if you are at immediate risk of becoming homeless, Monday- Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM

    (617) 635-4200

    National Runaway Safeline: NRS serves as the national communication system for runaway and homeless youth. A trained counselor is here to listen whether you are thinking of running away or already have. Or use the online services to chat, email, or post on the forum.

    (800) 786-2929

    SAMHSA: 24/7 National substance abuse helpline for confidential treatment referral and information service

    (800) 662-4357

    Y2Connect: Find youth-friendly clinics for services including condoms, STI/HIV

    LGBTQ+ Youth Support Resources 


    BAGLY, Inc: virtual programming and support; Check their website or call

    Boston GLASS: virtual support services; Check their website or call


    Trevor Project: Helpline and Suicide Prevention focusing on LGBTQ youth. Call, text or chat online.

    Call (866) 488-7386 or

    Text START to 678678

    Trans Lifeline: Peer-support hotline; all operators are transgender

    (877) 565-8860