TELUS Health Student Support App

This is a free and confidential service for NSCC students! Connect with trained counselors to talk about cultural, physical, and mental health challenges as you pursue your college education. Counselors are available to speak with you 24/7 in these five languages: English, Spanish, French, Mandarin, and Cantonese. Download TELUS Health Student Support app from the Google Play or Apple Store, or visit their website.

Learn more about TELUS Health Student Support by watching this short video


On Campus Support

On campus support is available by contacting one our Wellness Counselors. Students have the option to meet with a Wellness Counselor in-person (on either campus) or via Zoom.

Lynn Campus

Liz Driscoll, LMFT

Danvers Campus

Pamela Grasso-Lyon, LMHC


Mental Health Emergencies

Eliot Community Human Services
24-hour access: 1-800-988-1111
Areas covered:Lynn, Everett, Lynnfield, Malden, Medford, Melrose, Nahant, North Reading, Reading, Saugus, Stoneham, Swampscott and Wakefield

24-hour access: 1-866-523-1216
Areas covered: Danvers, Amesbury, Beverly, Boxford, Essex, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groveland, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Manchester by the Sea, Marblehead, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Middleton, Peabody, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Topsfield, Wenham and West Newbury

BEST TEAM (Boston Emergency Services Team)
24-hour access: 1-800-981-4357
Areas covered: Chelsea, East Boston, Revere, Winthrop, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Brighton, Charlestown, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, North End and Roslindale

Massachusetts Behavioral Health Help Line (BHHL)

Call or Text 24/7: 833-773-2445

The Massachusetts Behavioral Health Help Line (BHHL) is here to connect you directly to clinical help, when and where you need it. Even if you’re not sure what kind of help or treatment you may need, we can help guide you.

  • It’s free, confidential, and no health insurance is required.
  • Real-time interpretation in 200+ languages.
  • Service available to Deaf or hard of hearing individuals.

The Behavioral Health Help Line is a service of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, operated by the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership (MBHP)."

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 Hotline: Call or Text 988
Suicide Prevention Lifeline website

The Trevor Project (for LGBTQ youth)
24 hour hotline: 866-488-7386 or text "Start" to 678-678

Rape/ Sexual Assault

North Shore Rape Crisis Center
24 hour hotline: 877-509-9922

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)
24/7 Hotline:
800-841-8371 (ENGLISH)
800-223-5001 (SPANISH)

Domestic Violence & Dating Abuse

HAWC- (Healing Abuse, Working for Change)
24/7 Domestic Violence Hotline:

24/7 Domestic Violence Hotline: 877-785-2020

The Network la Red (LGBTQ+)
Phone: 617-724-4911 or Toll Free: 800-832-1901
Survivor-led resources to end partner abuse

Love is Respect (Teen Dating Abuse)
Information and resources about recognizing unhealthy relationships


Substance Use/ Recovery Resources

Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline

24/7 Hotline: 800-327-5050 or Text "HOPE" to 800327


Self Care Apps and Resources

10 Great Mental Health and Therapy Apps

10 Mental Health Apps Useful for College Students

How College Students Can Prioritize Self-Care | UMass Global

College Students' 4 Biggest Self-Care Tips | BestColleges

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