Department of Mental Health

"The Department of Mental Health, as the State Mental Health Authority, assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages; enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities" (, 2021).

The Town of Lexington is covered by the Northeast DMH Area Office and the site office is located in Acton, MA.

Contact Information for Acton Site Office

Address:  35 Nagog Park, 2nd Floor Acton, MA  01720 (Directions)

Area Office Director:  Amelia Peebles

Telephone:  (978) 206-2100 | Fax:  (978) 206-2127 | TTY:  (978) 206-2126

Towns Served:  Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Boxborough, Burlington, Carlisle, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, Waltham, Watertown, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn

Visit the Massachusetts Government page for more information on the Acton Site Office.

Emergency/Crisis 24-hr: Advocates' Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) - East

Address: 675 Main Street | Waltham, MA 02453

Person in Charge:  Sara Trognone, LICSW

Telephone: (781) 893-2003 or 1-800-540-5806 | Fax: (781) 647-0183

For a list of Mental Health resources, visit the Resource Directory.