Mental Health Resources

Emergency Service Programs (ESPs) are community-based agencies who provide 24/7 information, support and services to help individuals (or their families/friends) who are having a mental health or substance abuse crisis. 

  • ESP for Sherborn: Advocates Psychiatric Emergency Service: 508-872-3333
  • ESP for Dover: Riverside Community Care: 508-529-5077


Dana Group AssociatesNeedham781-449-1143
Newton-Wellesley CounselingWellesley 781-237-6550
Colony CareNeedham  781-431-1177
Needham Psychotherapy AssociatesWellesley 781-449-7522
Comprehensive Psychiatric AssociatesNewton781-239-3550             


Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens and Teens by Laura S Kastner PhD and Jennifer Wyatt

Inside the Teenage Brain: Parenting a Work in Progress by Sheryl Feinstein

The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids by Madeline Levine 


Parents Helping Parents of Massachusetts   617-926-5008



Anxiety Facts

Self Injury


Signs of Suicide

Eating Disorders



Substance use and Abuses


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