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Crisis Information Page

For immediate mental/health emergencies call 911!

To reach the Massachusetts Emergency Services Program/Mobile Crisis Intervention (ESP/MCI) Team 24/7/365: Call toll-free at 1 (877) 382-1609.

Crisis Service Hotlines

Samaritans (24/7)

Call or text this hotline 24/7. 1-877-870-4673. 

Crisis Text Line

Contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741.

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Hotline

Contact 24/7/365 crisis counseling and support to people experiences emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746

Other Crisis Services

The Network/La Red

The Network/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, SM, polyamorous, and queer communities. Rooted in anti-oppression principles, our work aims to create a world where all people are free from oppression. We strengthen our communities through organizing, education, and the provision of support services. They offer a "Safety Exit" button in case a partner comes in on your researching their services. Please go directly to their website HERE.

Mass-2-1-1 Service

Massachusetts maintains a helpline for general information including, but not limited to mental health resources. Dial 211 from your phone or call 877-211-6277 or TTY: 508-370-4890. They also have an online Live Chat. 


Callers can use Mass Relay (7-1-1). 7-1-1 is the single, toll-free, nationwide number that gives everyone access to relay services. People can simply dial 7-1-1 from any phone to reach someone who uses a standard phone or a TTY. An operator will relay verbatim the conversation between the parties.

You can also chat with us online at


Call 2-1-1 or 1-877-211-6277

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