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Psychiatric Emergency
&
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.

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The U.S. Veterans Healthcare Administration (VA) provides comprehensive healthcare to veterans nationwide.

Health Benefits Eligibility

How to Enroll in VA Healthcare

VA Healthcare Locations

VA Personal Health Record



Health Benefits Eligibility

Determine your eligibility for VA healthcare on VA’s authoritative source for information on veterans’ health benefits eligibility. Designed with the veteran in mind, the site provides easy access to VA’s comprehensive health benefits, eligibility, and enrollment information.

VA Health Benefits Eligibility
1-877-222-VETS (8387)
www.va.gov/healtheligibility



How to Enroll in VA Healthcare

You can enroll in VA healthcare benefits online at www.va.gov. Click on "Enroll/Update Medical Benefits (10-10EZ).”

You can fill out and submit an application for VA health benefits using an online form. You may also use a paper form that you download, save for later submission, print and fax or mail back to VA. If you do not want to use the online form or cannot print at home, VA will mail you an application form. You can request an application or get help with it by calling VA at 1-877-222-VETS (8387) Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM (Eastern time).

Recently Discharged Veterans

Recently discharged combat veterans have special eligibility for VA hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care for five years following discharge from active duty. The VA also provides free mental health services at Vet Centers. Reservists and National Guard members who were called to active duty by a federal executive order may qualify for VA healthcare benefits.
To learn more about programs for returning veterans, visit www.oefoif.va.gov

Women Veterans

At each VA Medical Center, a Women Veterans Program Manager is designated to assist women veterans. She can help coordinate all the services you may need, from primary care to medical services to mental health and sexual abuse counseling.

All VA Medical Centers provide gender-specific healthcare to women veterans within a private, safe setting. Contraception, STD testing, HPV vaccine, specialty GYN care and operative gynecology, breast care including mammography, and rheumatology and osteoporosis specialty care including bone density scanning  are available on site or through referral. Referrals are also made to the community for prenatal and fertility treatments. The Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Clinic at the Northampton VAMC provides treatment for urinary incontinence, bowel problems, sexual pain or chronic pelvic pain.



VA Healthcare Locations

Medical Centers

Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans’ Hospital (Bedford, MA)
(781) 687-2000

VA Boston Healthcare System
Brockton campus (508) 583-4500
Jamaica Plain campus (617-232-9500)
West Roxbury campus (617-323-7700)

Northampton VA Medical Center (Leeds, MA)
(413) 584-4040


Community Based Outpatient Clinics

Boston (251 Causeway Street)
(617) 248-1000

Dorchester (895 Blue Hill Avenue)
(617) 822-7146

Fitchburg (located in the Burbank Hospital, 275 Nichols Road)
(800) VET-MED1

Framingham (61 Lincoln Street, Suite 112)
(508) 628-0205

Gloucester (located in the Addison Gilbert Hospital, 298 Washington Street)
(800) VET-MED1

Greenfield (143 Munson Street)
(413) 773-8428

Haverhill (108 Merrimack Street)
(800) VET-MED1

Hyannis (233 Stevens Street)
(508) 771-3190

Lowell (130 Marshall Road)
(978) 671-9000

Lynn, see North Shore

Martha’s Vineyard (located in the Martha's Vineyard Hospital, Hospital Road)
(508) 693-0410

Nantucket (located in the Nantucket Cottage Hospital, 57 Prospect Street)
(508) 825-8195

New Bedford (175 Elm Street)
(508) 994-0217

North Shore (225 Boston Street, Suite 107, Lynn)
(800) VET-MED1

Quincy (located on the 2nd floor of the Quincy Medical Center, 114 Whitwell Street)
(617) 376-2010

Pittsfield (73 Eagle Street)
(413) 499-2672

Springfield (25 Bond Street)
(413) 731-6000

Worcester (605 Lincoln Street)
(508) 856-0104


Vet Centers

Boston (665 Beacon St. Suite 100)
(617) 424-0665

Brockton (1041L Pearl Street)
(508) 580-2730

Hyannis (474 West Main Street)
(508) 778-0124

Lowell (73 East Merrimack Street)
(978) 453-1151

New Bedford (73 Huttleton Avenue, Unit 2, Fairhaven)
(508) 999-6920

Springfield (1985 Main Street, Northgate Plaza)
(413) 737-5167

Worcester (691 Grafton Street)
(508) 753-7902



VA Personal Health Record

My HealtheVet is VA’s award–winning e–health website, which offers veterans, active duty servicemembers, their dependents and caregivers 24/7 access to VA healthcare information and services.

My HealtheVet is a free, online Personal Health Record that empowers veterans to become informed partners in their healthcare. With My HealtheVet, America’s veterans can access trusted, secure, and current health and benefits information as well as record, track, and store important health and military history information at their convenience. Veterans who are enrolled in a VA facility can refill their VA prescriptions and more, so register today at www.myhealth.va.gov.

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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