Mental Health Resources
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With fun and relaxation in mind, the athletic department's Get Fit Smith classes include yoga, Pilates, awesome abs, strength and conditioning training, personal training and aerobics. Classes are open to the Smith community on a drop-in, first-come basis.
The Office of Student Engagement is committed to helping students develop healthy habits. Each semester, the office offers stress-reduction programs and events to assist students in managing stress and strengthening their coping skills.
From Buddhist meditation sessions to mindfulness programs and opportunities for "Soup, Salad and Soul," the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life offers a variety of programs designed to provide and a welcoming place for learning, conversation, friendship and community engagement.
Active Minds is a nonprofit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others and encourage help-seeking. It is a rapidly growing network of thousands of college students dedicated to create campuses where students feel encouraged to speak openly about mental health and seek help.
Resources for Students of Color
Live Another Day
Mental health and recovery resources for black college students
Asian American Suicide Prevention and Education
The Steve Fund
Crisis support for young people of color
Text STEVE to 741741
Stronghearts Native Helpline
Domestic violence and sexual violence helpline for Alaska Natives and Native Americans
Community Mental Health Resources
Center for Women and Community
FREE counseling, advocacy and hotline at Umass Amherst for survivors of rape, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, stalking, domestic violence, emotional, psychological and verbal abuse.
Walden Behavioral Care
Amherst, MA. Offers partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient eating-disorder programs.
Cooley Dickinson Hospital
Northampton, MA. A full-service hospital with an inpatient unit for individuals experiencing a behavioral health emergency.
Northampton, MA.: Full service mental health counseling, psychiatric services, groups including DBT. DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) is an evidence based therapy that teaches participants that struggle with self harming behaviors, persistant suicidal thoughts and or past attempts and other risky behaviors such as substance abuse, high risk sex and eating disorders through mindfulness practices.
An international fellowship of individuals who have had a drinking problem.
A fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope, in order to solve their common problems.
In Northampton, MA. Offers hotline and FREE group therapy options with childcare for individuals who have experienced domestic violence (including LGBTQIA groups for IPV). Confidential emergency shelter is available.
The Network/La Red
Boston, MA. Social justice organization to end partner abuse in gay, lesbian, transgender, BDSM, polyamorous and queer communities. Strengthens communities through organizing, education and support services. Bilingual in Spanish.
Florence, MA. Offers FREE grant-funded “victim of crime” trauma instensives and private-pay intensives, using EMDR and Progressive Counting.
413-774-2340 ext 105
PREP (Prevention and Recovery for Early Psychosis)
Holyoke, MA. Offers a day program for clients aged 16-30 years, run through ServiceNet. No insurance needed, grant-funded.
Northampton, MA. Offers peer-run respite within walking distance of campus.
Northampton, Holyoke and Greenfield offers peer-run workshops, groups, day communities, and educational events (including groups for queer young adults and survivors of suicide).
Monthly FREE Support Group for individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide - in Northampton, MA.
Contact Geraldine Unger, a fellow loss survivor.
Samaritans, Inc. Survivor-to-Survivor Network (SSN) Visits
Two volunteers, who are also survivors of a suicide loss, meet with survivors at home or in another comfortable setting.
Text and Chat : 617-536-2460 x 5230