COVID-19: Resources for Patients

It is normal to experience stress or anxiety as a result of the -rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Below are tips for identifying and processing your emotions as well as resources and support.

  • BMC Adult or Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health Clinic: Call 617-414-4238 to schedule an appointment with a mental health professional
  • Ask your BMC Primary Care Provider for a referral to the Behavioral Health team based in Primary Care
  • Boston Emergency Services Team (BEST): Call (800)981-4357 if you are experiencing a mental health emergency and need assistance
  • COVID-19 Family Support Center: Family Members can call the center for individual on-demand and support 7 days a week to speak with a clinician. Support groups, including Bereavement, grief and loss groups, and support for family units, caregivers, parents and children are also available. Call 24/7 support line at 617-414-7510 or email
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress 24/7 Hotline: (800)985-5990
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Help Line: (800)950-NAMI (6264)


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