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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:
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
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.
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:
Designed to help colleges and universities promote emotional wellbeing and mental health programming, reduce substance abuse, and prevent suicide among their students.
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
Battered Lesbians & Bisexuals
Domestic Violence SafeLink Hotline
Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN)
- Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
- Massachusetts Services for Deaf, Late-Deafened, and Hard of Hearing
- Massachusetts Services for the Blind
Programs for College Students
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
Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills groups in parallel to a college semester which allows students to live a rewarding life.
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.
An anonymous online resource with information about mental health.
Freedom from Fear
Free online self-assessments.
Online screening for signs of depression.
Online screening for signs of anxiety disorders.
Questionnaires about happiness and wellbeing. Developed by University of Pennsylvania.
Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth
Provides weekly and monthly social activities for those aged 22 and under.
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.
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.
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)
Massachusetts Eating Disorder Association
Diagnosis, consultation, coaching, support group, family and independent therapy
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.
Mass. Gen.l Infectious Disease Dept. - STD Clinic
Anonymous STD clinic. Donation requested, no insurance needed.
Fenway Community Health Center
Anonymous, confidential, and free HIV and hepatitis screening. Additional STD testing also available at a cost.
Anonymous, confidential HIV and STD testing.
AIDS Action Hotline
Sidney Borum Health Center
Free and confidential STD testing for young adults ages 19-29.
Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information & Education