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Mental Health Resources

At Dover-Sherborn, we are committed to the mental health and well-being of all of our students. We present the following information and resources in addition to what we provide in school.  As always, while we are here to help and support our students, we encourage you to also speak with your pediatrician if you have concerns.

(for all residents of Dover and Sherborn & all students of Dover and Sherborn schools)

  • This free and confidential service is a mental health and wellness referral Helpline. This is not an emergency service.
  • INTERFACE Helpline - 888-244-6843
  • Hours 9am-5pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays,  8am-6pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays (excluding holidays)
  • "What to Expect When You Call the Helpline" for more information about our process.
  • Callers are matched with licensed mental health providers from our extensive database, on average, within 2 weeks of their call to INTERFACE.
  • for more information regarding Dover and Sherborn

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 Boston: BEST Team 800-981-4357

ESP for Dover: Riverside Community Care 800-529-5077

ESP for Sherborn: Advocates Psychiatric Emergency Service 800-640-5432

Call the Parent/Guardian of the student you are concerned about

Call your local police station - NON Emergency Number

  • If it is an emergency, please call 911 FIRST
  • Boston non-emergency 617-343-4500
  • Sherborn non-emergency: 508-653-2424
  • Dover non-emergency: 508-785-1130


 Colony Care



 Needham Psychotherapy Associates



 LifeStance Health

 multiple locations


 Riverside Community Care



 Dana Group Associates



 Advocates Community Counseling



 New Generations Consulting




Parents Helping Parents of Massachusetts   617-926-5008

Mental Health Resources

Disclaimer:  These suggestions are not endorsements of any of the ideas or products found on this website. We have not read every document or book recommended on these pages and we are unable to keep up with all the changes being made at every site that we have linked. Furthermore, we take no responsibility for the consequences of any action one might take based upon reading the documents referenced. If one believes a child has a need for professional support, we recommend that the help of a licensed health care professional is sought.   
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