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Samaritans Helpline offers 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over phone and text message (SMS). We support...


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Lowell Emergency Services Program provides 24/7, free and confidential support by phone. We exist to help people in...


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Salem Emergency Services Program provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone. We exist to help people...


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Western Mass Peer Support Line offers free and confidential support and information by phone and text message (SMS). We are...


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Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands Crisis Lines is dedicated to providing free and confidential support and information by...


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Peer Support Line - Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community offers free and confidential support over phone. We exist to help...


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Parental Stress Line provides 24/7, free and confidential support by phone. We are here to help parents in United States who...


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Contact a hotline in Massachusetts, United States to get advice on how to support someone you're worried about.

It's normal to be concerned when it seems like someone you care about is not acting like their usual self. You may wonder whether they are struggling with their mental health. 10 helplines are available in Massachusetts, United States to offer you support and advice. Feel free to reach out if these signs seem familiar:

  • They have become highly self-critical.
  • They have started using substances like alcohol or drugs more often.
  • They have stopped caring about their physical appearance.
  • They are easily startled.
  • They complain about being about being tired all the time.
  • They are not keeping up with personal hygiene.
  • They've recently experienced a significant life event like a break up or a death.
  • You don’t hear from for days or weeks, when you used to hear from them often.

When someone you love opens up to you about difficult thoughts and feelings, not knowing how to respond is very normal. Yet it can make you feel helpless and cause you distress. Fortunately, there are lots of simple ways you can show your support.

If you feel alone in supporting a loved one through a crisis, then reaching out to a helpline volunteer in Massachusetts, United States could help. A helpline volunteer will offer you trusted advice on how to be there for the person you care about while looking after yourself at the same time.


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