New State Behavioral Health Help Line

The Massachusetts Department of Mental Health has launched a new Behavioral Health Help Line that people can call or text at 833-773-2445. It is available to all Massachusetts residents, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and in more than 200 languages.

The help line can help individuals and families navigate the behavioral health system and access treatment, including mobile crisis services.

For more information, please visit the Mass Help Line website or the FAQ. Anyone with questions or concerns about the help line can email the help line director at