Mental Health

Counseling Services

Community Counseling of Bristol County

One Washington Street

Taunton, MA


Depending on your health insurance this service could be a good option for students because counseling sessions can occur at school. A guidance counselor or the school adjustment counselor will make a referral for students when a need for this service presents itself.

Psychology Today

If you want to find a counselor, you can go on The website allows you to search for a counselor by specialty, location, credentials, and more.

Mass 2-1-1

If you dial 2-1-1 on your phone, this service provided by United Way can direct you to help in the community including parent supports, family services, mentoring, mental health services, family counseling, crisis intervention, substance abuse help, support group, and more.

Emergency Services

Norton Emergency Services


Designed to be an alternative to the emergency room for individuals in a mental health or substance abuse crisis for members of MassHealth (Medicaid), Medicare, or the uninsured. Mobile crisis unit available.

Substance Abuse Help

Alateen: Alcoholic Anonymous for Teens

Mutual support group. No cost, no advance notice or referral necessary.


Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hotline


National Clearinghouse for Drug and Alcohol Information


Other Useful Resources

National Runaway Hotline


Massachusetts Eating Disorder Association


Domestic Violence Safe Link


Parental Stress Hotline


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline '1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Future Planning Resources

Vocational Rehabilitation Office of MRC

This service works with students with developmental disabilities. Students will work with a a vocational rehabilitation counselor on career planning and development and job placement.

21 Spring Street, Suite 8

Taunton, MA 02780


Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA)

MEFA is a free service for students and families that can help you save for college, figure out how to pay for college, help with filling out financial aid applications, and help you understand financial aid packages.


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