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*Hingham General News and Announcements*

Posted on: November 15, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Town Makes Info Session & Resources Available to Residents Seeking Mental Health-Related Assistance

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Executive Health Officer Susan Sarni and Community Crisis Response Clinician Aileen Walsh would like to share with members of the Hingham community resources that are available for mental health-related issues.

Aspire Health Alliance will hold a special, in-person meeting for adult residents (aged 18 or more) seeking information and assistance.  Aspire staff will present on the immediate impacts of sudden loss on individuals, families, and their children.  Aspire clinicians will also field questions and provide connections to resources.

Information and Assistance Session

  • Date:  Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022
  • Time:  7:00 PM
  • Location:  Hingham Senior Center, 224 Central Street

Also, the Town offers the following resources to Hingham residents in need of support:

New 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or Text 988 to talk with a trained counselor. Chat online with a counselor at 988lifeline.org.

Aspire Health Alliance: Aspire Health Alliance’s Emergency Services Program (ESP) provides in-home, community, and hospital ER-based services to children, teens, and adults who are at risk of harming themselves or others. Available 24 hours a day/seven days a week, ESP’s master’s level clinicians provide psychiatric evaluation and treatment to support and stabilize clients while transitioning them to the appropriate level of care within the community. Aspire Health Alliance’s Emergency Services Program also includes an open, eight-bed stabilization unit that offers an alternative to hospitalization for clients in need of short-term crisis intervention. For more information call the ESP Team at 617-774-6036 or 800-528-4890, or visit www.aspirehealthalliance.org.

Hope Floats: Hope Floats is a bereavement and educational center for adults, children, teens and their family who are grieving, dealing with illness, or facing other life challenges. For more information, visit hopefloatswellness.org.

Community Crisis Response Clinician: The Town of Hingham and the Hingham Police Department’s Community Crisis Response Clinician, Aileen Walsh, is available for those in need. Aileen can be reached on her cell phone at 781-206-1577 or on her office line at 781-741-2222.


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