Last updated: 2/2/2017

Samaritans Inc (617) 536-2460
Last Updated: 2/2/2017
Suicide Prevention AgencyCall/text 24/7 1-877-870-HOPE(4673)
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Degrees:
MSW

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:

Credentials and Certifications:
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

Office and Contact Information
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Samaritans Inc
41 West Street, 4th floor
Boston, MA 02111  
Service area: MA
www.samaritanshope.org
(617) 536-2460

Contact: Patricia Shin

Office Hours:
Mon: 9:00am - 5:00am
Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Organization Type:
Advocacy
Hotline (information and referral)
Prevention
Youth Services

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Hour
Weekends: 1 Hour

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Home Visits
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Advocacy Grief/Loss Suicidal Thoughts
Also serving:
Abuse and/or Neglect Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Dementia Depression Developmental Disability Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Family Issues Financial Food Gender Identity Homelessness Housing Hunger/Nutrition Immigration/Newcomer Infant Mental Health Infertility Interpersonal Relationships Learning Disabilities Life Transitions Medical Medication Management Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Parenting Issues Personal Care (bathing, dressing) Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Runaways Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Crisis Intervention Information and Referral Prevention Social Support
Other theoretical approaches:

Methods - focus areas:
Peer Support
Other methods:

Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Suicidal
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Disabled Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Transgender Unemployed
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
American Association of Suicidology (AAS)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $0
Couples: N/A
Group: $0
Family: $0

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No


Free Services:
Advocacy
Community Education
Crisis Intervention
Information & Referral
Outreach
Prevention Programs

Insurance:

Groups