Support Resources

NAMI Massachusetts

The Schrafft Center
529 Main Street, Suite 1M17
Boston, MA 02129


OK2TALKOK2TALK is a community where teens and young adults struggling with mental health conditions can find a safe place to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope. Anyone can add their voice by sharing stories, poems, inspirational quotes, photos, videos, song lyrics and messages of support in a safe, moderated space. 
Speaking of HopeOffering connections and resources to support mental health and wellness for youth and young adults.


Crisis Support and Hotlines


Preventing Suicide, Providing Hope (877) 870-HOPE (4673) | Call or Text 24/7
Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.


Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


NAMIText NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.


Access Centers

Tempo – Wayside Youth & Family

68 Henry Street
Framingham, MA
Emergency shelter on call number: 774-279-5557


If you would like to set up an appointment or have questions about services, call 508-879-1424.

If you are a young adult who is struggling with mental health issues and would like to speak to a clinician, call 508-469-3241. Leave a brief message with your name and number and your call will be returned.


STEPS – Wayside Youth & Family

12 Prescott St
Arlington, MA
Phone: 781-646-2826


To access services, please email, call at 781-646-2826 or walk-in during open hours.

HT2 @ the Mill You – Vinfen

Youth Opportunity Center

167 Dutton St.
Lowell, MA

Nicole Jamieson, Program Director

Tamika Miller, TIP Facilitator

Javier Vargas, Peer Coordinator/CPS

Kristina Maldonado, Peer Mentor