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Boston Mental Health and Trauma Resources

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While useful to some students, we recognize that the mental health and trauma response services available at UHCS and elsewhere on campus may come with long waiting times and other challenges. The following off-campus resources are also available to Northeastern students, and we encourage you to reach out for help wherever you see fit.

Samaritans crisis hotline:  877-870-HOPE (4673). Call or text 24/7. Website:

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC):  24-hour hotline: (800) 841-8371. Provides various services to survivors of rape and sexual assault and their loved ones. Website:

Fenway Health: LGBTQ-focused health care facility with 3 different locations in Boston. Provides physical healthcare, mental healthcare, support groups for LGBTQIA+ identified folks, optometry, dentistry, and more. Website:

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): National organization offering support groups and educational programs. 24-hour hotline that assists callers navigating the mental health care system (800-370-9085). MA website:

Brookline Community Mental Health Center: Offers a variety of free support groups and therapy programs. Phone: 617-277-8107. Website:

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA): Offers free online and in-person support groups. The closest group to campus meets Thursdays 7 to 9pm at the Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care at Massachusetts General Hospital, 4th Floor, Suite 4A, Schiff Conference Center Room 4, Boston, MA. Phone: 617-855-2795. Website:

Cambridge Eating Disorder Center (CEDC): Offers individual and group therapy, residential treatment, outpatient treatment, nutritional counseling, medication management, family therapy, and support groups. Phone: 617-547-2255. Website:

The Network la Red: Survivor-led organization working to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, BDSM, polyamorous, and queer communities. Hotline (voice): 617-742-4911. Hotline (TTY): 617-227-4911. Website:

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 24/7 hotline for survivors of domestic violence. 800-799-SAFE (7233).

Zencare: Online database of Boston-area therapists currently accepting clients; specifically targeted toward college students. Website: