The City provides informational sessions and resources to Hingham residents seeking mental health-related help

For Immediate Release

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

Aspire Health Alliance will hold a special face-to-face meeting for adult residents (ages 18 and older) seeking information and support. Aspire employees will share the immediate impact of a sudden loss on individuals, families and their children. Aspire clinicians will also answer questions and connect to resources.

date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022

time: 19.00

location: Hingham Senior Center, 224 Central Street

In addition, the city offers the following resources to Hingham residents in need of assistance:

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

Aspire Health Alliance: The Aspire Health Alliance’s Emergency Services Program (ESP) provides home, community and hospital emergency services to children, adolescents and adults at risk of harming themselves or others. Available 24 hours a day/7 days a week, ESP’s master’s level clinicians provide psychiatric evaluation and treatment to support and stabilize patients while transitioning them to the appropriate level of care within the community. The Aspire Health Alliance Emergency Service Program also includes an eight-bed open stabilization unit that offers an alternative to hospitalization for clients who need short-term crisis intervention. For more information call the ESP team at 617-774-6036 or 800-528-4890 or visit us www.aspirehealthalliance.org.

hope swims: Hope Floats is a grief and education center for adults, children, youth and their families who are grieving, dealing with illness or other challenges in life. For more information visit Hopefloatswellness.org.

Community Crisis Response Clinicians: Aileen Walsh, Community Crisis Response Physician for the City of Hingham and Hingham Police Department is available to help 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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