The Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) community-based system of behavioral health services available to children with MassHealth.
Starting in July 2019, commercial health insurance will cover many intermediate care behavioral health services for children.
- Read the Bulletin from the Division of Insurance (opens in a new window)
NAMI Basics is a free 6-week class for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with emotional and behavioral issues. Participants will learn communication tips, how to problem-solve, and the skills to help you cope with the emotional impact of caring for your child. NAMI Basics OnDemand is also available.
Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PPAL) is a statewide, grassroots family organization that advocates for improved access to mental health services for children and their families. PPAL offers information, support, and resources by phone, and hosts a network of support groups around the state for parents of children and teens.
- Learn more about PPAL (opens in a new window)