Health Related Resources

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) - A federal agency within the United States Department of Medicare and Medicaid programs and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
  • MassHealth - (617) 348-5500. Provides comprehensive health insurance - or help in paying for private health insurance - to Massachusetts children, families, seniors, and people with disabilities.
  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) - (617) 624-6000, DPH Public Health Information Line 1-866-627-7968. Information, programs, care coordination
  • Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) - Quincy Mental Health Center, Tel. (617) 626-9018, TTY (617) 472-3024. Sets the standards for the operation of mental health facilities and community residential programs and provides clinical, rehabilitative and supportive services for adults with serious mental illness, and children and adolescents with serious mental illness or serious emotional disturbance.
  • Family-to-Family Health Information Center@ MA Family Voices - Assistance to families with children with special healthcare needs. Information, resources, training and parent-to-parent network.
  • New England Regional Genetics (NERGG), Inc. - A consortium throughout New England for genetic service providers, representatives of the public health community, and individuals whose lives are affected by genetics disorders or have an expressed interest in genetics.
  • The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law - This 27-page guide is designed to inform students who want to seek help for mental illness or emotional disorders about their legal rights under the American Disabilities Act and other laws.
  • American Association on Health and Disability - Information, programs, resources, publications