Mental Health

Counseling Services

Community Counseling of Bristol County

One Washington Street

Taunton, MA

508-823-5400

www.comcounseling.org

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 www.psychologytoday.com. 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

1-800-660-4300

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.

1-508-366-0566

www.ma-al-anon-alateen.org


Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hotline

1-800-327-5050


National Clearinghouse for Drug and Alcohol Information

1-800-729-6686


Other Useful Resources

National Runaway Hotline

1-800-231-6946


Massachusetts Eating Disorder Association

1-617-558-1881


Domestic Violence Safe Link

1-877-785-2020


Parental Stress Hotline

1-800-632-8188

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

1-508-823-8141


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.

1-800-449-6332?

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