Emergency Psychiatric Services

TEXT!     Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via a medium people already use and trust: text. Here’s how it works:

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis.  A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform.  The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

Advocates provides emergency psychiatric services Emergency Services

If you are experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis, please call (800) 640-5432 to speak to an Advocates crisis clinician. We are available to help 24 hours a day, every day.

COMMUNITIES WE SERVE

East Area

Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Boxborough, Burlington, Carlisle, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, Waltham, Watertown, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn

West Area

Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Natick, Northborough, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland, Westborough.

ELIGIBILITY

We contract with and accept most MassHealth and most private health insurance plans. No one residing in the communities we serve will be denied services, regardless of ability to pay.