Our caring, expert staff members work with children, teens and their families who have emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges. Check the list of our programs here, or feel free to call our agency to find out which program is suitable for your child or teen.
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- Outpatient Counseling Services – Including cross-cultural, medication management and family services. We also work with children and teens in the schools. We have multiple locations, so look for a clinic near you. See our listing here.
The Youth Services division of Lahey Health Behavioral Services (LHBS) shall provide and promote healthy eating habits driven by menu planning and school curriculum. To ensure that the programs follow program policies and procedures and comply with:
- The Department of Nutrition
- Massachusetts 603 CMR 18.03(7)
- MA DOE Criterion 14.2
- The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010,
the Act Menus will be prepared and/or reviewed by a person who has had training in the nutritional needs of children and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) requirement for a nutritionally adequate diet.
- CSA (Community Service Agency) – Works with families who have one or more children with a serious emotional, behavioral, and or mental health challenge.
Emergency Psychiatric Services – Our mobile crisis team can see adults and families in their homes, at schools, in outpatient clinics or at your local hospital. 24/7 services. From our Salem, Lawrence, Lowell and Haverhill, sites, we serve anyone who is within these areas and the surrounding towns. Or call 1.866.523.1216.
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Individual and Family Flexible Support Services – Offers individual youth support, family systems intervention, and youth support groups through collaboration with the Mass. Department of Mental Health. For more information contact: 978.921.1190 ×.561. If completing a consent form, please feel free to read over our IFFSS Orientation Packet.
In Home Therapy – A short-term, intensive service that works with youth and their families to stabilize crisis situations. Includes intensive family therapy, care coordination, and telephone crisis response. Print, complete and send our Intake/referral form (Word doc).
North Shore/Cape Ann: 978.998.3680
Haverhill/Merrimack Valley: 978.373.3086, ext. 208
Therapeutic Mentoring – A one-on-one service for youth with significant behavioral, emotional and mental health needs. Youth work on specific skills with the support of specially-trained mentors. Please complete and send our intake/referral form.
Cape Ann: 978.998.3680
Haverhill: 978.373.3086, ex. 202
- Solstice Day School – Alternative day school accepts offers highly individualized education plans. Accepts referrals from other schools. View and download more info. 978.948.2346.
Student Assistance Program – A school-based program that provides support and intervention services to students who experience academic, social or behavioral challenges. Currently serves eight public schools on the North Shore. 978.968.1700. Funded primarily by the North Shore United Way.
- Team Fourteen – A new substance use treatment service for adolescents that provides free individual, family and group treatment to Essex County youth and their families.
Worried that a young person in your life is struggling with substance use? Contact Team Fourteen via our website or call 978.867.7137.