Mental Health

Mental health is "a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully and is able to make a contribution to his or her community." 


Northwest Community Outreach Initiative Network (COIN)

This is a ten town collaborative seeking to assist those suffering from substance use and/or mental health disorders by connecting them to services and treatment options available to them. If you are interested in talking with one of our COIN clinicians, please call 508-488-5072. Someone will call you back within one business day. If you have an emergency situation, please call 911 or your local emergency service provider. For more information please click here.

Mental Health - Let's Talk About It!

Described as a disease of the brain that causes disturbances in one's thoughts or their behavior, mental illness affects more than 60 million Americans. This link will help you learn more about mental health and the what to look for.

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William James College Interface Referral Service

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Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH)

The Department of Mental Health, as the State Mental Health Authority, assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages; enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. 

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Frequently Answered Questions about DMH, click here
   DMH 19+, visit website.
   DMH under 19, visit website.

​Journey Recovery Project

Your guide through recovery, pregnancy and early parenting, click here to visit website

Supporting Military Families

The Department of Health and Human Services and its operating divisions offer a variety of resources and programs specifically designed to support military families. 

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Suicide Prevention

This website seeks to raise awareness of suicide as a public health problem. The Program provides support to community agencies, education and training for professionals and caregivers, and funds programs working with youth, veterans and older adults.

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Community Teamwork

Community Teamwork drives change with vital services and key collaborations, to create housing, education and economic opportunities that reduce poverty and strengthen communities. From the single mom who can confidently head to work knowing her children are safe and well cared for, to the veteran we help return to his or her community, and the homeless family who gains training, employment, and the dignity of living in decent housing. They help people help themselves with child care, family supports, nutrition, fuel assistance, housing, skills training, employment, financial education, and individual asset and small business development. As a Community Action Agency, a Regional Housing Agency, and a Community Development Corporation, Community Teamwork helps nearly 50,000 individuals from 63 cities and town in northeaster Massachusetts fain greater economic independence. 

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