Mental Health Resources

Section 35 is a Massachusetts law that allows a qualified person to request a court order requiring someone to be civilly committed and treated involuntarily for an alcohol or substance use disorder.

In order for the police department to provide a rapid response to patients with cognitive impairments, such as dementia & Alzheimer’s, the Newbury Police Department suggests that all caregivers of patients living in Newbury complete this form,

Emergency/Crisis Help Line

(877) 382-1609

Note: If you have a mental health emergency requiring an immediate response: Dial 911.

To report abuse or neglect of a disabled person call:

(800) 426-9009

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-8255