Mental Health and Substance Use Resources

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May 5, 2020 - COVID-19 & Mental Health - Zoom Community Hour
with Mayor Spicer and local experts

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Advocates Psychiatric Emergency Services

  • Available if you are experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis.
  • Please call 1-800-640-5432 - this service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Virtual Support Groups are available - click here for more information

Wayside Mobile Crisis Intervention 

  • Available for children experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis. 
  • Please call (508) 872-3333 to speak to a Wayside clinician. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you need someone to talk to over the phone:


  • A program run by Mass 211 for mental health, emotional support, and suicide prevention.
    Assistance is available 24 Hours a Day.
  • Call: 2-1-1 or (508) 532-2255  or Text: C2T To: 741741


  • A suicide prevention organization based in Boston that serves all of Massachusetts offering assistance for those who have lost a loved one to suicide, including support groups and suicide prevention workshops.
  • Please call or text 877-870-4673 - Assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

If you are looking for a mental health or substance use provider:

Behavioral Health Partners of MetroWest

If you are experiencing sexual or domestic violence: 

Voices Against Violence 

  • Provides free and confidential services to victims and survivors of sexual and domestic violence.
  • Call their 24-Hour Hotline 1-800-593-1125 or (508) 626-8686 (TTY-friendly)

If you need support during opioid addiction or recovery: 

Framingham FORCE

  • A group of local Framingham advocates and community members focused on increasing awareness, prevention, and compassion surrounding the opioid epidemic.
  • People in recovery that are struggling amidst the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for assistance. The organization may be able to assist with resources such as shopping, food, mental health challenges, MAT, and other basic needs. A limited amount of funding is available for emergency financial assistance to people in recovery.

JRI Program RISE

  • Works to reduce unintentional overdoses involving opioids through harm reduction services and access to naloxone.
  • Call (508) 935-2960, Monday through Friday
  • Location: 1 Grant Street, Framingham, MA