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Psychiatric Emergency
Suicide Prevention

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

Monday-Friday 9 AM - 5 PM
FSU Counseling Center

After hours & on the weekends/holidays:
Advocates Psychiatric
Emergency Services

24 hours/day:
Samaritans 24-hour
Suicide Prevention Helpline

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

Free 24/7 confidential mental health & emotional support call line

Text "Start" to 741-741

Free 24/7 confidential emotional support text service

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


Addictions - Self Help


Alcohol/Substance Use

Anger Management


Asperger's Syndrome


Domestic Violence

Eating Concerns


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


Stress Management




50 Tips for Managing ADHD

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD Family Support / Adult ADD Resources / Screener

Addictions - Self Help

Alcoholics Anonymous 

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

Shopping Addictions Anonymous

Internet Addiction Anonymous

Nicotine Anonymous

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CDC Center for Disease Control Act Against AIDS

Alcohol/Substance Use

Mass Substance Abuse Information & Referral Hotline

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters

Alcoholics Anonymous of Eastern Mass Lists area meetings and times

Alcoholics Anonymous World Service

Bacchus Gamma Peer Education Network

CPAMM Coalition to Prevent ADHD Medication Misuse

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

National Institute on Drug Abuse

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Anger Management

APA Controlling Anger Before It Controls You


Anxiety Disorders Association of America

Freedom From Fear

Anxiety / Panic Attacks Resource Site

Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger’s Association of New England

Global and Regional Asperger's Syndrome Partnership


Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Families for Depression Awareness

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Domestic Violence

Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Voices Against Violence, Framingham, MA

Casa Myrna Multicultural organization dedicated to ending domestic violence
Multi-lingual hotline for domestic violence 24 hours a day

The Network/La Red Dedicated to ending abuse in the LGBT community
Bilingual Hotline 617-742-4911

Fenway Health Violence Recovery Program
GLBT issues of violence, hate crimes and bias issues
617-927-6250 or after 5 p.m./weekends call Safelink at 877-785-2020

Emerge Abuser Education Program

Men Stopping Violence

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Eating Concerns

Multi-service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA)

National Eating Disorders Association

Overeaters Anonymous

Walden Behavioral Care Eating Disorders Programs


Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling

NCRG National Center for Responsible Gaming

Grief and Loss

Coping with grief and loss

Homelessness/Food Pantries

Mass Coalition for the Homeless

Mass Homeless Shelters & Social Services

Metrowest Legal Services Homeless Advocacy

Mass Legal Help Basic Shelter Rights

Food Pantries

Pearl St. Cupboard & Cafe Framingham

Greater Boston Food Bank

A Place to Turn Natick

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Internet Addiction

Center for Internet Addiction Recovery


LGBT Resources in Higher Education

PFLAG – Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

PFLAG - Support for Transgender People and Their Families

Human Rights Campaign

National Coming Out Day (October 11)

National Day of Silence (April)

National Gay and Lesbian Youth Hotline

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

Peer Listening Line
Toll-free: 800.399.PEER

Gay Christian Pride

Everyone is Gay an advice website

Therapists for Transgender Individuals

WPATH - World Professional Assoc. for Transgender Health

Am I Gay? A guide for people who question their sexual orientation

Love is Louder
A Project of the Jed Foundation & MTV

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Medical Care (Free) 

MetroWest Free Medical Program

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center

Mental Health

Active Minds on Campus
Student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy

American Psychiatric Association's online resource for mental health information

American Psychological Association Help Center

Go Ask Alice! Columbia University’s Health Q&A Service

Half of Us

Mental Health Topics and Information

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

National Institute of Mental Health

National Mental Health Association

The Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection carries information on a variety of mental health related topics

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

International OCD Foundation

Self-Harm and Cutting

Self Injury help, support, and treatment

The Semicolon Movement gives hope to anyone who has self-harmed or tried to commit suicide.

Sexual Assault/Rape/Sexual Abuse

RAINN – Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network  24/7 Online Hotline

Rape Treatment Center, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center

Voices Against Violence, Framingham, MA

Men Can Stop Rape

A Call to Men committed to ending violence
against women

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National Sleep Foundation

Sleep Disorder Information

Talk About Sleep

Stress Management

The Mind Body Medical Institute Relaxation tapes & CD’s

MIT Relaxation & Stress Reduction Downloads  3 to 11 minute audio files


American Association of Suicidology

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The Jed Foundation   Preventing suicide and reducing emotional distress

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24-7 crisis line  1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The Samaritans of Boston

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

Suicide Prevention Resource Center for College Students

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Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220