Community Resources

Name of Organization


How They Help

Suicide Prevention

Call: 1-800-273-8255 (English)

Call: 1-888628-9454 (Spanish)

Text: 7417411

Live people available to talk to you if you are feeling like you want to harm yourself.

We can all help prevent suicide. The 988 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.

Berkshire County Crisis Information


They are available to come to you in person and help you in times of a behavioral health crisis.

**If there is the risk of harm to you or another person, please call 911 or go to the nearest Hospital Emergency Room**

AIRY (Arts in Recovery for Youth)

Arts in Recovery for Youth (AIRY) is an arts and skills based suicide prevention program for youth ages 13-24, designed by art therapist and attempt survivor, Marney Schorr. AIRY provides no cost, equal opportunity expressive arts programming to teens, young adults and their families.

Elizabeth Freeman Center

Elizabeth Freeman Center offers hope, help, and healing to all experiencing or affected by domestic and sexual violence through free, accessible, and confidential services in Berkshire County. We work to end the cycle of violence through community mobilization, advocacy, and education.

18 Degrees

18 Degrees promotes the well-being and strengths of children, youth, and families to build better communities in Western Massachusetts. We provide education, parenting skills and support, prevention and intervention, advocacy, and life skills across a spectrum of programs serving children, young people, individuals and families in four areas: early education and care; foster care and adoption; child and family well-being; youth and community development.

Great Barrington Family Resource Center

They are a family resource center that provides groups, resources, classes, and educational programs for families.

Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC)

(AKA Brien Center)


The CBHC will serve as an entry point for MassHealth clients who will receive timely, high-quality and evidence-based treatment for mental health conditions and substance use disorders, including routine appointments, urgent visits, and 24/7 community-based crisis intervention as an alternative to hospital emergency departments.