Providers & Programs

Resources for finding mental health providers and programs.

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Emergency Service Programs

Emergency Service Programs (ESPs), often called crisis teams, provide assessment and intervention to people experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis. This means that they will talk to people who feel they are are in or near crisis, and help them find the supports they need to get better. Their goal is to keep people out of the hospital and in the community whenever possible.

William James Interface

The William James Interface is a free service that provides referrals to mental health providers for callers in participating cities and towns in Massachusetts.

Therapy Matcher

Therapy Matcher a free service that provides referrals to licensed social workers in Massachusetts.

Psychology Today

Psychology Today is a large online database of mental health providers, groups, and treatment programs. You can filter your search by location, insurance, issue, provider gender, sexuality, age, language spoken, faith, treatment orientation, and more.

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Massachusetts Behavioral Access

The Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) is a set of community-based services for children with emotional or behavioral issues and their families. Families can use the Massachusetts Behavioral Access website to locate providers for many CBHI services.

Massachusetts Psychosis Network For Early Treatment

First Episode/Early Psychosis Programs are a team-oriented care approach designed to treat people who are showing signs of psychosis or who were recently diagnosed with psychosis. The Massachusetts Psychosis Network For Early Treatment provides information about First Episode/Early Psychosis Programs and a list of programs in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Substance Use Hotline

Massachusetts Substance Use Hotline is a free, confidential statewide service for finding finding substance treatment and recovery services.

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Looking for other options for finding providers?

Contact the NAMI Mass Compass Helpline. Compass is available Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. Call us at 617-704-6264 or email us at

Learn more about the NAMI Mass Compass Helpline.