Michelle Pennington, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)
Phone: 413‐572‐1536 DSN: 698‐1536
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) - Information, training, resources, support for those in crisis and survivors
Behavioral Health Network
Mobile Crisis Services - if needed crisis workers are dispatched to the location of those in distress. A call to the Mobile Crisis Line begins the process. A phone interview and assessment is performed by the crisis worker to asses need for Mobile Crisis, Crisis Clinic or if Hospital Emergency Room assessment is safest option.
Phone: 413-733‐6661 or 1‐800‐437‐5922
Crisis Clinic –locations in Westfield 413‐568‐6386, Holyoke 413‐536‐2251, Springfield 413‐733‐6661 or toll-free at 1‐800‐437‐592
Give an Hour - Free counseling from private therapists for Guard and their families. Go to site to find a counselor in your area.
Military OneSource - 24/7 Resource line
Project New Hope – Western Mass. - Free therapeutic retreats, wellness programs, baby pantry, assistance applying for benefits other services
The LGBT National Hotline - Support & resources for LBGT community of all ages
Phone: 888-843-4564 (Hours: Monday - Friday: 4 p.m. – Midnight EST; Saturday: Noon – 5 p.m. EST)
The Trevor Project (LBGTQ Youth) - 24/7 support & resources for LBGTQ youth
Vet Centers - Multiple locations in each state. They offer free counseling to military members with a deployment history and their families, various groups, wellness programs, outings, and assistance with applying for veterans' benefits.
Springfield Vet Center Phone: 413‐737‐5167
Veterans Crisis Line
Phone: 1‐800‐273‐8255 option #1
West Central Family and Counseling – CHOICE provider, Accepts insurance, multiple counseling options.