Resources to Support Students and Families


The Student Services Department, which includes guidance counselors, school psychologists, school nurses and a social worker, provides in-school support in addition to connecting students to resources in the community.


Please refer to the links below for helpful resources:


Stress Management Resources


Mental Health Supports:


William James College INTERFACE Referral Service works to increase awareness of mental health issues impacting children, families, and adults and to facilitate access to appropriate services. Visit the website to learn more about anxiety, depression, divorce, substance abuse, suicide and much more.

Call the William James College INTERFACE Helpline 617-332-3666 x1411 or 888-244-6843 x1411 for resource information and/or provider referrals from a mental health professional.


Riverside Community Center for mental health emergencies and outpatient support services.

Westwood Youth & Family Services provides clinical and support services to Westwood families.



Substance Abuse:

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support for Friends and Families of Alcoholics

Narcotics Anonymous

The Herren Project, organization founded by former Celtics player Chris Herren that provides assistance to families affected by addiction.


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