Community-based treatment enables people who are struggling with severe, persistent, mental illnesses ease of access to treatment, rehabilitation and support services. These services can be provided through a variety of social, health and mental health agencies in or around Lexington. Community-based treatment agencies facilitate early treatment, rehabilitation, continuity of care, better protection of human rights, prevention of stigma and ultimately greater users’ satisfaction.
Below is a list of community-based mental health agencies in the Lexington area. Please note that addresses reflect the main office locations; however, many of them have satellite offices in the Lexington area. For more information, contact the Human Services Department at 781-698-4840.
Advocates: 508-628-6300; 1881 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701
NAMI Central Middlesex: 781-982-3318; NAMI of Central Middlesex is a non-profit organization of individuals with mental illnesses, their families, and their friends, serving the towns of Central and Eastern Middlesex County.