LOCAL RESOURCES FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION

EMERGENCY:

911:
For Urgent Services, call 9-1-1
or go to the nearest emergency room.

Berkshire Crisis Team
Operated by The Brien Center
413-499-0412 is available 24 hrs/7 days a week

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide,
please call:

Call2Talk: 
We’re here to listen.
508-532-2255

Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
1-800-273-8255 is available 24/7

Samaritans Statewide 24-hour helpline:
1-617-247-0220

Text a Crisis Counselor:
741741

Trevor Help Line for LGBT: 
1-866-488-7386

Veterans Crisis Line (Call or Text): 
1-800-273-8255 - Press 1 or
Text 838255

 

INPATIENT/HOSPITAL-BASED SERVICES:

Berkshire Medical Center: 
413-447-2167
725 North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
http://www.berkshirehealthsystems.org
The following services can be accessed via the crisis team or emergency room services:

  • Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (aka, Jones 3)

  • Partial Hospitalization Program

  • ones 2 Voluntary Inpatient Care

McGee Recovery Center: 
413-445-9228
www.berkshirehealthsystems.org/mcgee
For substance abuse or alcohol problems – age 18 and older.
 

 

OUTPATIENT/COMMUNITY SERVICES:

The Brien Center:  
413-499-0412 or 1-800-252-0227
www.briencenter.org
Immediate appointments available for mental health & substance abuse services   

  • North Adams: 124 American Legion Drive

  • Pittsfield: 333 East St, 251 Fenn St, 334 Fenn St, 66 West St

  • Great Barrington: 60 Cottage Street

Clinical and Support Options:  
413-236-5656
www.csoinc.org
877 South Street, Suite 200, Pittsfield, MA 01201
Treatment for trauma, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, addiction, adjustment disorders, and more.

ServiceNet Inc.:  
413-442-4003
www.servicenet.org
139-141 North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
Treatment is provided to people struggling with chronic and acute conditions, including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma and relationship issues. 

South Bay Community Services/ Pittsfield Outreach Program Center:
61 Eagle Street, Pittsfield 
413-418-2300
Individual and family therapy services

Berkshire Psychotherapy Network
www.BerkshirePsychotherapyNetwork.org
An easy-to-use web search site composed of licensed professionals who offer a wide range of clinical specialties and treatment approaches.  

Berkshire Cares
BerkshireCares.org   
Confidential and free mental health screenings.

Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention
www.BerkshireCoalition.org  
Suicide prevention education and suicide loss resources.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Berkshire County
www.namibc.org
Support, education, and advocacy for all Berkshire County residents whose lives are affected by mental illness.

Elizabeth Freeman Center
www.elizabethfreemancenter.org  
Help to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, supporting LGBTQ. (866)401-2425 call 24/7

Arts in Recovery for Youth
: Peer group art therapy for teens after a suicide attempt. Contact Marney Schorr marn73@hotmail.com

The Western Mass Recovery Learning Community: Healing and recovery through peer support for persons affected by trauma, extreme states, and mental health issues www.westernmassrlc.org

 

REFERRAL RESOURCES:

Northern Berkshire Community Coalition (and Resource Guide)
www.nbccoalition.org/
www.nbccoalition.org/resource-guides.html

Mass 211:
www.Mass211Help.org
Can't find what you are looking for online? Simply dial 2-1-1 and get connected to a specialist waiting to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Click here for a PDF of this list.

 

“Suicide is less about death and more about the need to overcome unbearable psychological pain.”
— --MA Strategic Plan for Suicide Prevention