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What Mental Health Resources are available within the Chelsea Public Schools?

The Chelsea Public Schools recognizes the importance of addressing our student’s social and emotional health. Each school within the district has at least one full-time school social worker on staff as well as additional supports throughout the district, including guidance counselors, psychologists, and other behavior supports. Along with these CPS staff, the district also partners with the following community agencies to offer school-based services and ongoing programs to further support students and families. These partnerships include:

  • North Suffolk Mental Health
    301 Broadway
    Chelsea, MA 02150
    1-888-294-7802 (intake appointment)
    (617) 912-7900
    Services include: Child and Family Outpatient Counseling, Child Psychiatry, Early Intervention, CBHI services (In-home therapy, Intensive Care Coordination, Therapeutic Mentors, Family Partners, Community Service Agency)

  • MGH Chelsea – Mental Health, 4th Floor
    151 Everett Avenue
    Chelsea, MA 02150
    (617) 889-8515
    Services include: Child Outpatient and School-Based Counseling, Child Psychiatry

  • Teen Connexions
    14 Porter Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 912-7511
    Services include: Outpatient Adolescent Substance Use Assessment and Treatment through school, clinic, and community-based support

  • South Bay Mental Health
    70 Everett Avenue
    Chelsea, MA 02150
    Contact: Michael Corrado (617-466-6650 x2126)
    Services include: Home and school-based child and family treatment, CBHI services

Evaluation and Assessment: In case of psychiatric emergency:

  • BEST (Boston Emergency Services Team) at 1-800-981-HELP (4327) or go to your local emergency room.

Additional Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Use Services referred to by CPS staff:

  • MGH: ARMS Program / Boston / 617-643-4699 / (Addiction Recovery Management Service)
  • Harbor COV / Chelsea / 617-884-9799 / (Communities Overcoming Violence: focus on domestic violence)
  • MGH Haven / Chelsea / 617-887-3513 / (Domestic Violence Services)
  • Cambridge Eating Disorders Center / Cambridge / 617-547-2255 / (Adolescent/Adult Eating Disorders)
  • Cambridge Health Alliance / Cambridge / 617-665-3458 / (Mental health services for children/families/adults)
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters / Boston / 617-423-9575 / (Services for homeless youth ages 18-24)
  • Alateen / (variety of locations) / 508-366-0556 / (Substance Use Support Groups)

Hotline and Resource Numbers:

  • Samarateens (Teen Suicide Prevention Hotline – 24 hour assistance) 800-252-8336
  • Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (24 hour assistance) 800-841-8371
  • Sexual Assault Crisis Line 800-643-6250
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters (ages 14-17) 800-RUN-AWAY
  • National Drug Abuse Hotline 800-327-5050
  • Domestic Violence Youth Hotline 617-773-HURT
  • SafeLink (Dating/Domestic Violence Shelters) 887-547-2255
  • Parental Stress Line (Confidential/Anonymous) 800-632-8188
  • Girls & Boys Town 800-448-3000
  • Outright Youth Support Line (LGBTQ) 800-452-2428

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