Mental Health Resources Information & Directory
Boston Emergency Services Team (B.E.S.T):
If you or someone in your family is in crisis, please call 1-800-981-4357 for guidance.
This toll-free number can be used 24 hours a day, seven days a week to obtain services. Staff at the 1-800-981-HELP Call Center will provide support, information, referral, or arrange an in-person evaluation. The Call Center will dispatch mobile clinicians to intervene at the site of the crisis unless a different setting is requested by a family or if the containment of a more secure setting is required.
Boston Emergency Services team (B.E.S.T.), provides a comprehensive, highly integrated system of crisis evaluation and treatment services to the greater Boston area; to children, adolescents, adults, including the elderly, the homeless, mentally ill and the multi-cultural populations within the Boston, Brookline, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop communities. Services include the following:
- Immediate information & referrals
- Psychiatric evaluation
- Crisis intervention and treatment (including psychopharmacology)
- 14-bed short term Community Crisis Stabilization program (up to 3-5 day stay)
- Referral for ongoing treatment
B.E.S.T, operates under the leadership of BMC and with the support of the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership.
North Suffolk Mental Health Association:
14 Porter St
East Boston MA 02128
Chelsea Ma 02150
265 Beach St
Revere MA 02151
Freedom Trail Clinic
25 Staniford St 2nd Floor
Boston MA 02114