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Psychiatric Emergency
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Suicide Prevention
Assistance


If you're struggling emotionally or thinking about suicide, help is available:

Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5 PM
FSU Counseling Center
508-626-4640

After hours & on the weekends/holidays:
Advocates Psychiatric
Emergency Services
508-872-3333

24 hours/day:
Samaritans 24-hour
Suicide Prevention Helpline
617-247-0220

National Suicide
Prevention Helpline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Mental Health Screening
Click here to take an online anonymous self-assessment and find out in a few minutes whether counseling might be helpful for you.

1 is 2 Many
Vice President Joe Biden's campaign to reduce violence against women. Click here to go to the website and watch his PSA featuring the President, Vice President, and sports leaders.

College Student Created PSA's
Contest winners on YouTube

Student Health 101
Monthly online magazine

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MetroWest Area Support Groups

ADD/ADHD

Addictions - Self Help

AIDS

Alcohol/Substance Abuse

Anger Management

Anxiety

Asperger's Syndrome

Depression

Domestic Violence

Eating Concerns

Gambling

Grief and Loss

Homelessness/Food Pantries

Internet Addiction

LGBTQ Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Questioning

Mental Health

Medical Care (Free)

OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Self-Harm and Cutting

Sexual Assault/Rape/Sexual Abuse

Sleep

Stress Management

Suicide

 


ADD/ADHD

50 Tips for Managing ADHD
http://w3.addresources.org/home

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
http://www.chadd.org/

ADHD Family Support / Adult ADD Resources / Screener
http://www.adhd.com/

Addictions - Self Help

Alcoholics Anonymous
http://www.aa.org 

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
http://www.slaafws.org/

Overeaters Anonymous
http://www.oa.org/

Gamblers Anonymous
http://www.gamblersanonymous.org

Narcotics Anonymous
http://www.na.org/

Shopping Addictions Anonymous
http://www.shopaholicsanonymous.org/

Internet Addiction Anonymous
http://www.netaddiction.com

Nicotine Anonymous
http://www.nicotine-anonymous.org/

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AIDS

CDC Center for Disease Control Act Against AIDS
http://www.cdc.gov/actagainstaids/campaigns/starttalking/index.html

Alcohol / Substance Abuse

Mass Substance Abuse Information & Referral Hotline
http://www.helpline-online.com/
1-800-327-5050

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters
http://al-anon.alateen.org

Alcoholics Anonymous of Eastern Mass Lists area meetings and times
http://www.aaboston.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous World Service
http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org

Bacchus Gamma Peer Education Network
http://bacchusgamma.org

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention

Mass Health & Human Services Database
Search for services by region and/or program type
http://db.state.ma.us/dph/bsas/search.asp

National Institute on Drug Abuse
http://www.drugabuse.gov/

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Anger Management

APA Controlling Anger Before It Controls You
http://www.apa.org/topics/anger/control.aspx

Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
http://www.adaa.org/

Freedom From Fear
http://freedomfromfear.org/

Anxiety / Panic Attacks Resource Site
http://www.anxietypanic.com

Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger’s Association of New England
http://aane.autistics.org/

Global and Regional Asperger's Syndrome Partnership
http://grasp.org/

Depression

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
http://www.dbsalliance.org/

Families for Depression Awareness
http://www.familyaware.org/

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Domestic Violence

Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
http://www.janedoe.org/

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
http://www.ncadv.org/

Voices Against Violence, Framingham, MA
http://www.smoc.org/voices-against-violence.php

Casa Myrna Multicultural organization dedicated to ending domestic violence
http://www.casamyrna.org/
Multi-lingual hotline for domestic violence 24 hours a day
877-785-2020

The Network/La Red Dedicated to ending abuse in the LGBT community
http://thenetworklared.org/
Bilingual Hotline 617-742-4911

Fenway Health Violence Recovery Program
GLBT issues of violence, hate crimes and bias issues
http://www.fenwayhealth.org/site/PageServer?pagename=FCHC_srv_services_violence
617-927-6250 or after 5 p.m./weekends call Safelink at 877-785-2020

Emerge Abuser Education Program
http://emergedv.com/

Men Stopping Violence
http://www.menstoppingviolence.org/

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Eating Concerns

Multi-service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA)
http://www.medainc.org/

National Eating Disorders Association
http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

Overeaters Anonymous
http://www.oa.org

Walden Behavioral Care Eating Disorders Programs
http://www.waldenbehavioralcare.com/

Gambling

Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling
http://www.masscompulsivegambling.org/

NCRG National Center for Responsible Gaming
http://www.ncrg.org/

Grief and Loss

Coping with grief and loss
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/grief_loss.htm

Homelessness/Food Pantries

Mass Coalition for the Homeless
http://www.mahomeless.org/

Mass Homeless Shelters & Social Services
http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/massachusetts.html

Metrowest Legal Services Homeless Advocacy
http://www.mwlegal.org/work/homeless-advocacy

Mass Legal Help Basic Shelter Rights
http://www.masslegalhelp.org/income-benefits/basic-shelter-rights

Food Pantries

Pearl St. Cupboard & Cafe Framingham
http://www.uwotc.org/food/framingham

Greater Boston Food Bank
http://www.gbfb.org/index.php

A Place to Turn Natick
http://www.aplacetoturn-natick.org/

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Internet Addiction

Center for Internet Addiction Recovery
http://www.netaddiction.com/

Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender

LGBT Resources in Higher Education
http://www.lgbtcampus.org

PFLAG – Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
http://www.pflag.org/

PFLAG - Support for Transgender People and Their Families
http://community.pflag.org/transgender

Human Rights Campaign
http://www.hrc.org/

National Coming Out Day (October 11)
http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/national-coming-out-day

National Day of Silence (April)
http://www.dayofsilence.org/

National Gay and Lesbian Youth Hotline
1-800-347-TEEN

Fenway Community Health Center Sponsored Helplines:
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Helpline
617.267.9001
Toll-free: 888.340.4528

Peer Listening Line
617.267.2535
Toll-free: 800.399.PEER

Gay Christian Pride
http://www.createdgay.com/pride.html

Everyone is Gay an advice website
http://everyoneisgay.com/

Therapists for Transgender Individuals
http://www.drbecky.com/therapists02.html

WPATH - World Professional Assoc. for Transgender Health
http://www.wpath.org/

Am I Gay? A guide for people who question their sexual orientation
http://www.yoursexualorientation.info/

Love is Louder
A Project of the Jed Foundation & MTV
http://www.loveislouder.com/

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Medical Care (Free) 

MetroWest Free Medical Program
http://www.bethelsudbury.org/repair-the-world/metrowest-free-medical-program/

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center
http://www.kennedychc.org/

Mental Health

Active Minds on Campus
Student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy
http://www.activeminds.org/

American Psychiatric Association's online resource for mental health information
http://healthyminds.org/

American Psychological Association Help Center
http://www.apahelpcenter.org/

Go Ask Alice! Columbia University’s Health Q&A Service
http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/

Half of Us
http://www.halfofus.com/

Mental Health Topics and Information
http://www.helpguide.org/

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
http://www.nami.org/

National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

National Mental Health Association
http://www.nmha.org/

The Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection carries information on a variety of mental health related topics
http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/virtulets.html

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

International OCD Foundation
http://ocfoundation.org/

Self-Harm and Cutting

Self Injury help, support, and treatment
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/self_injury.htm

Sexual Assault/Rape/Sexual Abuse

RAINN – Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network  24/7 Online Hotline
http://www.rainn.org/

Rape Treatment Center, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
http://www.911rape.org/

Voices Against Violence, Framingham, MA
http://www.smoc.org/voices-against-violence.php

Men Can Stop Rape
http://www.mencanstoprape.org/

A Call to Men committed to ending violence
against women
http://www.acalltomen.org/

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Sleep

National Sleep Foundation
http://www.sleepfoundation.org/

Sleep Disorder Information
http://www.sleepnet.com/

Talk About Sleep
http://www.talkaboutsleep.com/

Stress Management

The Mind Body Medical Institute Relaxation tapes & CD’s
http://www.massgeneral.org/bhi

MIT Relaxation & Stress Reduction Downloads  3 to 11 minute audio files
http://medweb.mit.edu/wellness/resources/downloads.html


Suicide

American Association of Suicidology
http://www.suicidology.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
http://www.afsp.org/

The Jed Foundation   Preventing suicide and reducing emotional distress
http://www.jedfoundation.org/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24-7 crisis line  1-800-273-TALK (8255)
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

The Samaritans of Boston
http://www.samaritansofboston.org/

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
http://www.save.org/

Suicide Prevention Resource Center for College Students
http://www.sprc.org/featured_resources/customized/college_student.asp

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Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101

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Phone: 508-620-1220