205 FULLER STREET  |   LUDLOW, MA  01056  |  PHONE 413-583-8372    |   FAX 413-583-5666 

Addressing Mental Health 

Local Resources

Center for Human Development (CHD)

(multiple locations - Chicopee is Ludlow’s catchment area)

Phone: 1-833-CHD-TALK

Behavioral Health Network & Crisis Services (BHN) 

Walk In: 417 Liberty Street, Entrance B, Springfield MA

Phone: 413-733-6661

Mental Health Association of Springfield (MHA) 

995 Worthington Street, Springfield MA

Phone: 413-734-5376

Ludlow Health Department 

413-583-5600 ext. 1266

State and National Resources 

988:  Suicide and Crisis LIfeline CALL/TEXT 988

MASS 211: Call: 211 OR 877-211-6277 

NAMI Massachusetts Helpline Phone: 1-800-370-9085 

Behavioral Health HelpLine (BHHL):

The Behavioral Health HelpLine (BHHL) is available 24/7, 365 days per year 

Call or text 833-773-2445. 

Psychology Today:  Find a provider near you.

Parent Professional Advocacy League: Excellent resource for families in MA. 

The Trevor Project:  24/7 crisis support services to LGBTQ young people. 

 Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386 OR TEXT “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200 

The Jed Foundation:  

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:  

Learn More 

Talking  With Children About Grief

Provides training resources specially designed for school professionals, including brief video modules on a range of topics. Each video module is accompanied by a handout that summarizes the key points covered in the video.