May is Mental Health Month. Find out more

Town of Lexington Mental Health Task Force, a collaberation of Lexington Public Schools & municipal staff

Life can be hard for everyone at times. And many people are having trouble coping with the radical changes COVID-19 has brought to our lives.

Lexington has many resources available for emotional problems, large and small. Take a look at all of the information, programs and referrals we have to offer, including:

  • help for veterans and active duty military and families
  • help for people with drug or alcohol problems
  • help for grief and loss
  • help with parenting issues

 Caring Partners, Creative Solutions, Better Lives logoAre you having a crisis?

In a life-threatening emergency, dial 911.
To speak to a crisis clinician, call 781-893-2003, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Advocates Psychiatric Emergency Service offers crisis intervention for children and adults for mental health and psychiatric emergencies.

Take an online mental health screening

This free, private, online mental health screening is a quick way to assess your mental health and recognize signs of mental health problems. If your results indicate you may be experiencing mental health problems, please share your results with a mental health provider (such as a doctor or a therapist) who can give you a full assessment and talk to you about options for how to feel better. 

William James College Interface Referral Service logoNeed a referral to a therapist near Lexington?

You can call the William James College Interface Referral Service Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at 888-244-6843. It's free and confidential. Find out more about Interface Referral Service.

Have questions or need other, non-emergency support?

Call the Lexington Human Services Department at 781-698-4840. If we are not immediately available, please leave a message and we will return your call. We can help you find the support you or your loved one needs. Your call, and your information, are confidential. Please note that we are not a crisis support line.

Screen to End the Stigma