Mental Health Links


ADD/ADHD
Addictions - Self Help
AIDS/HIV
Alcohol/Substance Use
Anger Management
Anxiety
Autism Spectrum
Depression
Domestic Violence
Eating Concerns
Gambling
Grief and Loss
Housing/Food Insecurity
LGBTQ Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Questioning
Medical Care (Free)
Mental Health
OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Self-Harm and Cutting
Sexual Assault/Rape/Sexual Abuse
Sleep
Stress Management
Suicide

 

ADD/ADHD

ADD Resources
https://add.org/resources/

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
http://www.chadd.org/

ADHD Family Support / Adult ADD Resources / Screener
http://www.adhd.com/

 

Addictions - Self Help

Alcoholics Anonymous
http://www.aa.org

Overeaters Anonymous
http://www.oa.org/

Gamblers Anonymous
http://www.gamblersanonymous.org

Narcotics Anonymous
http://www.na.org/

Shopping Addictions Anonymous
http://www.shopaholicsanonymous.org/

Nicotine Anonymous
http://www.nicotine-anonymous.org/

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AIDS/HIV

CDC Center for Disease Control Act Against AIDS
http://www.cdc.gov/actagainstaids/campaigns/starttalking/index.html

 

Alcohol/Substance Use

Mass Substance Abuse Information & Referral Hotline
http://www.helpline-online.com/
1-800-327-5050

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters
http://al-anon.alateen.org

Alcoholics Anonymous of Eastern Mass Lists area meetings and times
http://www.aaboston.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous
http://www.aa.org

CPAMM Coalition to Prevent ADHD Medication Misuse
http://www.cpamm.org/about-us/

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention
Mass Health & Human Services Database
Search for services by region and/or program type
http://db.state.ma.us/dph/bsas/search.asp

National Institute on Drug Abuse
http://www.drugabuse.gov/


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Anger Management

APA Controlling Anger Before It Controls You
http://www.apa.org/topics/anger/control.aspx

 

Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
http://www.adaa.org/

Freedom From Fear
http://freedomfromfear.org/

  

Autism Spectrum 

Asperger’s Association of New England
http://aane.autistics.org/

Global and Regional Asperger's Syndrome Partnership
http://grasp.org/

 

Depression

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
http://www.dbsalliance.org/

Families for Depression Awareness
http://www.familyaware.org/


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Domestic Violence

Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
http://www.janedoe.org/

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
http://www.ncadv.org/

Voices Against Violence, Framingham, MA
http://www.smoc.org/voices-against-violence.php

Casa Myrna Multicultural organization dedicated to ending domestic violence
http://www.casamyrna.org/

Multi-lingual hotline for domestic violence 24 hours a day
877-785-2020

The Network/La Red Dedicated to ending abuse in the LGBT community
http://thenetworklared.org/
Bilingual Hotline 617-742-4911

Fenway Health Violence Recovery Program
GLBT issues of violence, hate crimes and bias issues
http://fenwayhealth.org/care/behavioral-health/vrp/
617-927-6250 or after 5 p.m./weekends call Safelink at 877-785-2020

Emerge Abuser Education Program
http://emergedv.com/

Men Stopping Violence
http://www.menstoppingviolence.org/


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Eating Concerns

Multi-service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA)
http://www.medainc.org/

National Eating Disorders Association
http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

Overeaters Anonymous
http://www.oa.org

Walden Behavioral Care Eating Disorders Programs
http://www.waldenbehavioralcare.com/

 

Gambling

Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling
http://www.masscompulsivegambling.org/

NCRG National Center for Responsible Gaming
http://www.ncrg.org/

 

Grief and Loss

Coping with grief and loss
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/grief_loss.htm

 

Housing/Food Insecurity

Mass Coalition for the Homeless
http://www.mahomeless.org/

Mass Homeless Shelters & Social Services
http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/massachusetts.html

Mass Legal Help Basic Shelter Rights
http://www.masslegalhelp.org/income-benefits/basic-shelter-rights

Food Pantries

Pearl St. Cupboard & Cafe Framingham
https://www.uwotc.org/pearl

Greater Boston Food Bank
http://www.gbfb.org/index.php

A Place to Turn Natick
http://www.aplacetoturn-natick.org/


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Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Questioning

LGBT Resources in Higher Education
http://www.lgbtcampus.org

PFLAG – Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
http://www.pflag.org/

PFLAG - Support for Transgender People and Their Families
http://community.pflag.org/transgender

Human Rights Campaign
http://www.hrc.org/

National Coming Out Day (October 11)
http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/national-coming-out-day

National Day of Silence (April)
http://www.dayofsilence.org/

LGBT Health Resources
http://www.lgbthealtheducation.org/lgbt-education/lgbt-health-resources/

National Gay and Lesbian Youth Hotline
1-800-347-TEEN

Fenway Community Health Center Sponsored Helplines:

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Helpline
617.267.9001
Toll-free: 888.340.4528

Peer Listening Line
617.267.2535
Toll-free: 800.399.PEER

Gay Christian Pride
http://www.createdgay.com/pride.html

Everyone is Gay an advice website
http://everyoneisgay.com/

Therapists for Transgender Individuals
http://www.drbecky.com/therapists02.html

WPATH - World Professional Assoc. for Transgender Health
http://www.wpath.org/

Am I Gay? A guide for people who question their sexual orientation
http://www.yoursexualorientation.info/

Love is Louder
A Project of the Jed Foundation & MTV
http://www.loveislouder.com/


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Medical Care (Free)

MetroWest Free Medical Program
http://www.bethelsudbury.org/repair-the-world/metrowest-free-medical-program/

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center
http://www.kennedychc.org/

 

Mental Health

Active Minds on Campus
Student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy
http://www.activeminds.org/

American Psychiatric Association's online resource for mental health information
http://www.psychiatry.org/mental-health

American Psychological Association Help Center
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter

Go Ask Alice! Columbia University’s Health Q&A Service
http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/

Half of Us
http://www.halfofus.com/

Mental Health Topics and Information
http://www.helpguide.org/

NAMI/Metrowest (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
http://www.namimetrowest.org/

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
http://www.nami.org/

National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

National Mental Health Association
http://www.nmha.org/


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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

International OCD Foundation
http://iocdf.org/

 

Self-Harm and Cutting

Self Injury help, support, and treatment
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/self_injury.htm

The Semicolon Movement gives hope to anyone who has self-harmed or tried to commit suicide.
http://the-semicolon-movement.tumblr.com/

 

Sexual Assault/Rape/Sexual Abuse

RAINN – Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network 24/7 Online Hotline
http://www.rainn.org/

Voices Against Violence, Framingham, MA
http://www.smoc.org/voices-against-violence.php

Men Can Stop Rape
http://www.mencanstoprape.org/

A Call to Men committed to ending violence
against women
http://www.acalltomen.org/


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Sleep

National Sleep Foundation
http://www.sleepfoundation.org/

Sleep Disorder Information

Talk About Sleep
http://www.talkaboutsleep.com/


Stress Management

The Mind Body Medical Institute Relaxation tapes & CD’s
http://www.massgeneral.org/bhi

MIT Relaxation & Stress Reduction Downloads 3 to 11 minute audio files
http://medweb.mit.edu/wellness/resources/downloads.html


Suicide

American Association of Suicidology
http://www.suicidology.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
http://www.afsp.org/

The Jed Foundation Preventing suicide and reducing emotional distress
http://www.jedfoundation.org/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24-7 crisis line 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

The Samaritans of Boston
http://www.samaritansofboston.org/

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
http://www.save.org/

Suicide Prevention Resource Center for College Students

http://www.sprc.org/collegesanduniversities

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