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.

The Newbury Police Department strongly recommends all caretakers of Newbury residents living with mental health or autism spectrum disorders complete this form. In the event of an emergency the information provided will be used by officers to ensure a safe and rapid response.

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