Behavioral Health Resources and Factsheets

Behavioral Health RESOURCES


MSPCC provides mental health services for children across Massachusetts

PPAL mental health & emergency resources for transition-age youth & their families: emergency 24/7 resources on page one, next day resources on page two.

PPAL Mental health & emergency resources for families & youth: emergency 24/7 resources on page one, next day resources on page two.

Health Care For All Helpline is available to answer questions about health coverage in Massachusetts. Call 1-800-272-4232. 

Health Law Advocates provides pro bono legal representation to low-income residents experiencing difficulty accessing or paying for needed medical services. 

Judge Baker Children's Center Parent & Caregiver Guide to Helping Your Family Before, During, and After a Crisis ENGLISH I EN ESPAÑOL

Judge Baker Children's Center TRUSTED RESOURCES list, developed for families and caregivers as well as anyone else interested in children’s mental health.

Office of Patient Protection can help you navigate the managed care requirements of your health insurer and appeal if your health insurer has denied a claim or access to services. 

Office of the Child Advocate will listen to problems you encounter with accessing services and identify resourcesd and strategies that can help.

Pathways RTC Telehealth for Transition Age Youth and Young Adults: Privacy, Emotional Safety and Welfare During Covid-19 and Beyond


On July 1, 2019, many Massachusetts private health insurance plans began paying for certain Behavioral Health services for Children and Adolescents (BHCA). Additional BHCA services will begin on July 1, 2020 (Additional Services). You will need to check with your insurance plan or your employer’s human resources department to find out if your health insurance will cover these important services. The contact information for your insurance plan is on your health insurance card.

Below is the Required Benefits for Behavioral Health Care and Adolescent Services FAQ, as well as links to PDF versions and templates to add your organization's branding.