July 23 2020

Public Schools Offering Free Mental Health Resource by Phone

By: BNEWS

There is a new free mental health service for all Burlington residents during a time when anxieties are running high due to the pandemic. 

 

The Burlington Public School System, in partnership with William James College, are collaborating to bring all Burlington residents and public school students a confidential and free service, INTERFACE Referral Service. 

 

INTERFACE Referral Service is a Mental Health Resource and Referral Helpline that helps connect residents to outpatient mental health services. Common reasons individuals call the helpline include:

 

- Anxiety

- Feelings of isolation or depression

-  Seeking counseling services for yourself, your child or another loved one

- Divorce or other family issues

 

“If you or a loved one is thinking about engaging in outpatient mental health services, do not hesitate to call the INTERFACE Referral Service Helpline at 1-888-244-6843, Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm,” a release states.


 

 
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