Other Resources

Suicide Prevention

For a Mental Health Emergency

Please call Wentworth Public Safety at (617) 989-4444 if you need help or to reach the Counselor on Call

For support outside of Wentworth:

Phone:

Samaritans Crisis Hotline - 877-870-HOPE (4673) or (617) 247-0220

Samariteens: (800) 252-8336

Trained volunteers are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to provide support and assistance. Visit the Samaritans website for more information.

GLBTQ Youth Hotline - 1-866-488-7386

A crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7 from The Trevor Project

Chat online:

Samaritans has an online chat program -  IM Hear - is available for college students Monday-Friday from 5PM-9PM

Chat with a trained volunteer for support and assistance.

Text:

Crisis Text Line - Text "Start" to 741741 when you are in crisis/need to talk

Provides free, 24/7 emotional support via text with a live, trained counselor who will respond promptly and be available to provider support and assistance.

Additional resources for support:

ULifeline

The Campus Program

Designed to help colleges and universities promote emotional wellbeing and mental health programming, reduce substance abuse, and prevent suicide among their students.

 

Sexual Assault/Rape

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
(617) 492-7273 

Battered Lesbians & Bisexuals
(617) 423-7233

Domestic Violence SafeLink Hotline
(877) 785-2020 

Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project
(800) 832-1901

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN)
(800) 656-4673

 

Disabilities

 

Programs for College Students

Transition Year
An online resource center to help parents and students focus on emotional health before, during, and after the college transition.

The Jed Foundation 
An organization working to reduce emotional distress and prevent suicide among college students.

McLean 3East Program
A Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program for Adolescents and Young Adults

DBT Academy of Boston

Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills groups in paralell to a college semester which allows students to live a rewarding life.

 

Self-Assessments

Online assessments are for informational and educational use only. They do not replace a formal mental health evaluation. For a diagnosis, you must contact a licensed mental health professional. Error is possible in any assessment. Errors may indicate that no issue exists when one actually does, or they may fail to identify an issue that does exist. For help with a concerning issue, please contact the Wentworth Counseling Center.

ULifeline
An anonymous online resource with information about mental health.

Freedom from Fear
Free online self-assessments.

Depression Screening
Online screening for signs of depression.

Anxiety Screening
Online screening for signs of anxiety disorders.

REACT Online
An online response video for traumatic incidents. Developed by Loyola University.

Authentic Happiness
Questionnaires about happiness and wellbeing. Developed by University of Pennsylvania.

 

GLBTQ

Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth
Provides weekly and monthly social activities for those aged 22 and under.
(617) 227-4313

Boston GLASS Community Center
Drop-in center for GLBT and questioning young people between the ages of 13 and 25. A safe space to hang out at, make new friends, and just relax.
(617) 266-3349

Fenway Community Health
For nearly forty years, Fenway Health has been working to make life healthier for the people in our neighborhood, the LGBT community, people living with HIV/AIDS and the broader population.
(617) 267-0900

GLBT National Help Center
Providing free and confidential telephone and email peer counseling, information, and local resources for GLBTQ callers throughout the United States.
National Hotline: (800) THE-GLNH (800-843-4564)
National Youth Hotline: (800) 246-PRIDE (800-246-7743)

 

Eating Disorders

Massachusetts Eating Disorder Association
Diagnosis, consultation, coaching, support group, family and independent therapy
(617) 558-1881

Cambridge Eating Disorder Center
In and outpatient treatment for adolescents and adults struggling with eating disorder.
(617) 547-2255 or (888) 900-CEDC (2332)

National Eating Disorders Association
Information on eating disorders and how friends and family can help.
(800) 931-2237

 

HIV/AIDS

Mass. Gen.l Infectious Disease Dept. - STD Clinic
Anonymous STD clinic. Donation requested, no insurance needed. 
(617) 726-2748

Fenway Community Health Center
Anonymous, confidential, and free HIV and hepatitis screening. Additional STD testing also available at a cost.
(617) 267-0159

Planned Parenthood
Anonymous, confidential HIV and STD testing. 
(800) 258-4448

AIDS Action Hotline
(800) 235-2331

Sidney Borum Health Center
Free and confidential STD testing for young adults ages 19-29.
(617) 457-8140

 

Substance Abuse

Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information & Education
(800) 327-5050

Codependents Anonymous
(617) 773-7453

Narcotics Anonymous
(866) 624-3578

Alcoholics Anonymous
(617) 426-9444