Mental Health

The coronavirus crisis has made our lives very stressful. We understand that you might be feeling stressed, depressed, or anxious. If you need someone to talk to, and you are a student of The Literacy Center, we can make you a confidential appointment to speak with our Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a trained mental health professional, who will help you. Please contact Amanda Blount, Kristen Williams, or Jenn Orellana to make an appointment with the Counselor: 508-399-1026.

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Please note, if you feel you are having a mental health emergency or are considering harming yourself or another person, please call 9-1-1 or go directly to the nearest Emergency Room (Sturdy Hospital, 211 Park St, Attleboro).

Suicide Prevention

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness. Toll-Free, Confidential 24-Hour Hotline 1-800-273-8255. En Espanol - Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454.

Website: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Domestic and Sexual Violence

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New Hope is a non-profit organization serving those affected by domestic and sexual violence. Offers a wide range of services which combine crisis intervention, violence prevention, life transition, and self-sufficiency opportunities, while promoting behavioral and systemic changes to reduce violence at the individual and community levels. Helps domestic violence survivors with: emergency situations, housing crisis, counseling. Toll-Free, Confidential 24-Hour Hotline at 1-800-323-4673

Website: www.new-hope.org

Behavioral Health Center

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Fuller Hospital is a 102-bed licensed, private psychiatric facility located in South Attleboro providing inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services to residents of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Inpatient units are designed to treat adults with general psychiatric or intellectual disabilities, as well as adolescents with general psychiatric issues. Patients with co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders can be treated on most units. Address: 200 May Street, South Attleboro. Phone: 508-417-8865.

Website: www.fullerhospital.com

Substance Abuse

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Column Health provides a mental health and substance use treatment-related services including psychotherapy, integrated lab testing, detoxification, and medication management. Treatment related to the use of: opioids including Percocet, Vicodin, OxyContin, and heroin; Alcohol; Stimulants including cocaine, methamphetamine, and prescription medications; Sedatives including Xanax, Klonopin, Valium and other prescription medications; Tobacco; and Multi-substance addictions. Address: 7 Railroad Ave, Attleboro. Phone: 1-844-265-8661.

Website: www.columnhealth.com

The Literacy Center is a 501c3 nonprofit organization providing education to adults in the greater Attleboro area.

Contact Us:  The Literacy Center, 80 N. Main St., Attleboro, MA 02703   |  Phone: 508-226-3603  |  Fax: 508-223-4047

Building Hours:  Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-8:30pm, Friday 8:30am-12pm, Saturday 9am-12pm