Behavioral Health

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, our hours of operation at 1340 Boylston Street and Fenway: South End have changed.

 

1340 Boylston Street – Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm; Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Telehealth and in-person appointments 617.927.6000.

Fenway: South End – Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm. Telehealth and in-person appointments 617.247.7555.

We have also consolidated clinical staff from the Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center to 1340 Boylston and the South End. Borum patients can continue to call 617.457.8140 to make appointments at one of those locations or for telehealth services.

Medical and Behavioral Health telehealth visits may occur outside of these hours.

Welcome to Fenway Health’s Behavioral Health Department

In keeping with Fenway Health’s commitment to care for the whole person, behavioral health is a fundamental part of our primary care model. We offer individual, group, couple, and family therapy; psychiatric consultation; and addiction services.

We can help you deal with a range of personal issues and life events. Whether you are coming out, coping with self-esteem issues, seeking more satisfying relationships, living with HIV, trying to stop drinking, or grieving the death of a partner, we provide high-quality care that is sensitive to LGBT concerns.

Services include evaluation and referrals; counseling for myriad issues; therapy and support groups; psychiatric evaluation and treatment; and daily acupuncture for alcohol and drug addiction. See our calendar section for selected programs and upcoming special events.

A Message from Fenway Behavioral Health to Our Community About Our Psychotherapy Services

If you are interested in becoming a Fenway behavioral health patient or if you have a general inquiry about behavioral health services, call 617.927.6202.

If you are already registered as a psychiatry patient, then please call 617.927.6204.

Outpatient Mental Health Services

  • Evaluation, consultation and intake
  • Individual, couples, family and group therapy
  • Therapy and support groups
  • Consultation to individual practitioners and institutions
  • Psychiatry/Psychopharmacology

Therapy and Support Groups

  • Short-term, skills-based groups
  • Long-term psychotherapy groups
  • LGBT-focused groups

Learn More

Medical Social Work

  • Case management for Fenway medical clients
  • Assist medical clients with accessing health insurance
  • Serve as link between Medical and Mental Health departments
  • Short-term, focused counseling for medical clients
  • Family support, especially surrounding HIV-related issues
  • Assist clients in accessing HIV-related medications
  • Referrals to other agencies
  • Healthcare proxies
  • Assistance with financial support/entitlement programs
  • Advocacy

Addiction Recovery Services

Services accessed through acupuncture walk-in clinic during hours listed below. You must contact Denise at 617.927.6202 for an intake appointment before accessing these services.

  • Acupuncture daily walk-in clinic for detoxification from alcohol and drugs (Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 10:00 am & 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm; Saturday, 9:00 am – 11:00 am)

  • Substance abuse counseling, education and case management

  • Individual and group counseling

  • Harm reduction and recovery skills groups

  • Relapse prevention

  • HIV risk reduction education and referral to HIV test site

  • Self-help meetings on-site

  • Tobacco Cessation

    -Fenway offers free, one-on-one sessions to help you quit tobacco. Set up an appointment by emailing tobacco@fenwayhealth.org

Learn More

Violence Recovery Program

For more information or to access services, call 617.927.6250 or 800.834.3242

  • Support for LGBT survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, police harassment, and hate violence, including those seeking asylum based on real or perceived LGBT identity
  • Services offered at Fenway’s 1340 Boylston Street and Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center locations as well as Western Massachusetts and Cape Cod
  • Services offered in both English and Spanish
  • Emotional support and counseling
  • Help with coping skills and symptom reduction
  • Educational and support groups
  • Planning for safety
  • Help connecting with affirming medical & legal services
  • Assistance navigating legal systems
  • Court accompaniment
  • Assistance pursuing compensation
  • Anonymous reporting and documenting of experiences of violence
Learn More

Transgender Health Program

  • Multidisciplinary Medical and Mental Health Clinical Team
  • Medical and Mental Health Services

Learn More

Family and Parenting Services

For information about Family & Parenting Services, call 617.927.6243

  • Support, education and outreach for LGBT parenting issues

Learn More

LGBT Cancer Support

Contact Joyce Collier, LICSW, Facing Cancer Together, 617.332.5777 to enroll in this group.

  • This weekly support group provides a safe space where LGBT people with cancer can meet others facing similar challenges, find comfort and companionship, and learn new ways to cope.

Behavioral Health Training Program

  • Download an overview of our graduate-level training program here. (PDF)

To Become a New Patient

617.927.6202

We Offer In-Person and Telehealth Appointments

A Fenway provider is always available, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

If you are a Fenway Health patient in need of urgent care and it is outside our normal business hours, please call 617.267.0900 and follow the prompts to reach the On-Call provider.

Ansin Building

7th Floor
1340 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215

Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (acupuncture clinic runs 4:30 – 6:30 pm )

Fenway: South End

4th Floor
142 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116

Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center

2nd Floor
75 Kneeland Street
Boston, MA 02111

Hours

  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
    (Walk-ins on Fridays from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)