COVID-19 Resources: Mental Health and Support
Hotlines and Emergency Support
1-800-273-8255 24 hours
Advocates Psychiatric Emergency Services are available virtually. If you are experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis, please call (800) 640-5432 to speak to an Advocates crisis clinician. Service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Youth and Parents
Conexiones Tempranas - a program of the Jewish Family and Children's Services - is taking referrals for mental health services for Spanish speaking families with children 0-5 yrs. For more information please call 781-999-3413.
WPS Parent Support Group
Waltham SEPAC is hosting a Parent Support Group, guided by Katie Willard, a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and School Adjustment Counselor. The group will facilitate conversations between parents during this difficult time, focusing on creating a space where parents can share openly regarding their experiences with the COVID pandemic and receive support from their peers.
The group will meet virtually, Thursdays from 7-8pm. If you are interested in joining, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Jewish Family and Children's Service is offering free parent coaching, particularly for parents of children with disabilities. To receive coaching, simply contact them at email@example.com or 781-693-5640 to set up a phone or video session.
Hosted by Jewish Family and Children's Services. If you have a child under three and are experiencing feelings of stress, being overwhelmed, or anxiousness, the JFCS Center for Early Relationship Support is offering free Parent Consultation to help during these difficult times. Their Parent Consultation offers parents the opportunity to explore the unique strengths and struggles in their relationship with their child through collaboration with experts.
Continuing operations remotely. Parent Support Groups operating via zoom; check the website for upcoming dates and zoom links.
Parental Stress Line, still operating 24/7: 1-800-632-8188
Operating remotely, helping clients using Tele-Health. Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Existing clients: support continuing online or by phone.
New clients: submit a request online or call 617-492-8306. English and Spanish services available.
Hotline: 24/7 1-800-841-8371, and online 9:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m. at barcc.org/chat.
Operating remotely. For help, call REACH at 1-800-899-4000.