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See how you can help us continue to optimize perinatal* and child mental health—and how we can help you do the same.

*Perinatal describes the period during pregnancy and up to 1 year after delivery.

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Lifeline for Families Contact Information

222 Maple Ave., Chang Building
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Do You Need Help?

Perinatal mental health conditions are common, and treatment and supports are available. To find help in your community:

Trauma can impact children of any age, and can impact how they learn, grow, and act. Trauma informed care helps children overcome and thrive after trauma. To find a therapist trained in child trauma treatments:

Make a referral for an Eligible Youth 

Please note: LINK-KID eligibility guidelines have changed.

We are currently accepting referrals for youth who are in any of the following categories:

            • Any youth aged 16-25 is eligible

            • Any youth residing in Worcester is eligible

            • Any youth involved with a Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) or the Office of the District Attorney (DA) is eligible

            • Any youth in foster care is eligible

If any of these categories apply, please click above to make a referral.

Call 1-855-LINK-KID (1-855-546-5543) to speak to one of our clinical referral coordinators. Callers who are deaf or hard of hearing can use MassRelay 7-1-1 to access LINK-KID.

Email CTTCreferral@umassmed.edu with questions.

If You or a Loved One Are in Crisis:

Call your doctor, local emergency number, or the National Emergency Hotline (listed below):

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Call or text: 988

Contact Lifeline for Moms

Call 508-856-8455 or email LifelineforMoms@umassmed.edu to:

Contact Lifeline for Kids

Call 774-455-4127 or email LifelineforKids@umassmed.edu to:




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