If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.
Local Crisis Hotlines
Behavioral Health Crisis Team at Cape Cod Hospital: (800) 513-4728
If you have insurance other than MassHealth.
Bay Cove Human Services: (833) 229-2683
If you have MassHealth or no insurance.
Gosnold Nantucket Mobile Crisis Response: (877) 784-6273
A Safe Place Nantucket: (508) 228-2111
Domestic and sexual violence hotline.
Samaritans of Cape Cod and the Islands Crisis Hotline: (800) 893-9900
Emergency Services Program (ESP)/Mobile Crisis Intervention (MCI) Services
If you or a family member are experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, the Emergency Services Program/Mobile Crisis Intervention (ESP/MCI) is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The ESP/MCI programs deliver community-based mental health and substance use crisis assessment, intervention, and stabilization services that promote resiliency, rehabilitation, and recovery. Anyone (including youth) may contact ESP/MCI for assistance but coverage varies by insurance carrier. ESP/MCI services are located in all areas of the Commonwealth. To access your local ESP/MCI Provider, call (877) 382-1609 and provide your zip code. Once you enter your zip code, you will get the phone number of the closest ESP/MCI to you.
For more information:
ESP Resource Guide in
Suicide Prevention Hotlines
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a network of local crisis centers that are available 24/7 to provide support for youth and adults who are in any kind of emotional crisis.
Spanish Language: (866) 628-9454
Deaf and Hard of Hearing: (800) 799-4889
Veterans: (800) 273-8255
Disaster Distress: (800) 985-5990
Anyone can also use their online chat feature
The Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386
The Trevor Project is a 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline for LGBTQ youth.
Youth can also text "Trevor" to (202) 304-1200 for support, or use the online chat feature on the Trevor Project's website.
TrevorText is available Monday-Friday between 3PM to 10PM.
TrevorChat is available seven days a week between 3PM to 10PM.