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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)
Degrees:
MSW

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

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 (focus areas are bold)
Abuse and/or Neglect
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.)
Addictions/Substance
Adoption/Foster Care
Advocacy
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
Grief/Loss
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
Suicidal Thoughts
Trauma/PTSD
Women's Issues

Treatment Methods and Approaches (focus areas are bold)
Theoretical Approach:
Advocacy
Crisis Intervention
Information and Referral
Prevention
Social Support

Methods Used:
Peer Support

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:
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
Suicidal
Transgender
Unemployed

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