Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

Record last updated 2018/07/09 Comment on this info .Update this info

Contact Information

Massachusetts Department of Mental Health
Contact: Brooke Doyle, Assistant Commissioner, Mental Health Services
Email Address:
Phone: 800-221-0053
Alternate Phone: 617 626-8097

25 Staniford Street Boston, MA 02114
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Massachusetts Department of Mental Health


The Department of Mental Health, as the State Mental Health Authority, assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages; enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities.

Most mental health services, including medication and therapy are provided through health insurance – MassHealth (Medicaid), the Massachusetts Health Connector (health insurance marketplace) or through private insurance (employer-based).  The Department of Mental Health (DMH) has a specialized role in the healthcare delivery system as DMH provides supplemental services for people with the most serious needs. To learn more, view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Service Types

  • Mental Health

Program Type

  • Case Management
  • Communication
  • Counseling
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Housing
  • Independent Living
  • Information/Referral
  • Legal
  • Mental Health

Populations Served

  • Mental Illness

Ages Served

  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service