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Mental Health & Substance Use

Comprehensive Care for Adults and Children at a Harvard Teaching Hospital

CHA serves patients of all ages at locations across Boston's metro-north communities, including our main location at Cambridge Hospital.

People who come here find a world-class team who cares deeply about their health and have a passion for serving those in greatest need. Together, we focus on diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Services are available in hospital and outpatient settings, including integrated care within CHA Primary Care practices. This helps patients receive care in the most appropriate settings. We also have psychiatry emergency care and strong community connections that emphasize prevention and wellness.

More than 400 of our staff serve as faculty at Harvard Medical School - teaching students, mentoring trainees and conducting important research.

Psychiatry News


Department Spotlights


Cambridge Safety Net Collaborative: James Barrett, PhD, is partnering with police, schools, and youth services in an innovative program to keep kids out of court. Since 2007 hundreds of youths have been diverted into structured activities, like sports and after-school programs, linking them to mental health care as needed. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.

CHA Mental Health Home: CHA is strengthening the care of people with serious mental illness through a pilot effort that integrates medical and mental health care in an outpatient mental health setting. This "Mental Health Home" model builds on the success of a weekly group program that provides care in one familiar location to improve health outcomes. Learn more.

Contact Us
Outpatient Care for Adults:
Phone: 617-591-6033
Fax: 617-591-6452

Outpatient Care for Children
Phone: 617-665-3458

Outpatient Addictions
Phone: 617-591-6051
Fax: 617-591-6054

Inpatient Hospital Care - all ages
Phone: 617-665-1372
Fax: 617-665-1843

Department Administration
Phone: 617-665-1013
Fax: 617-665-1390