Health & wellness

Resources for parents and teens

The Samaritans Statewide Helpline

877-870-HOPE (4673)

The confidential line is answered 24/7 and anyone can call anytime for any reason.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-TALK (8255)

A 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hot line available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

The Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention

An alliance of suicide prevention advocates. The website contains resources and information:

Riverside Trauma Center



Offers services and referrals after traumatic events. The center’s Crisis Response Line is answered 24 hours.