MHA provides Counseling Services, Medication Management and School-Based Services to the Greater Lowell Community.

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Counseling…

Our clinicians help hundreds of people every year to manage the difficulties, stress, and challenges related to many circumstances.  If you are experiencing mental health symptoms related to physical illness, work, parenting, marriage, school, grief/loss or from day to day stress, we can help.  Common symptoms include depression, anxiety, poor concentration, lack of energy, poor sleep, or agitation.  Please call.  We are happy to discuss whether our services could be of benefit to you.

 

Convenient…

Counseling can be a difficult process.  Getting to appointments doesn’t have to be.

We offer services at a convenient location and at times to suit your schedule.

  • Our walk-in Mental Health Clinic is located at 99 Church Street, Lowell.
    • Located on the Belvidere (#2), South Lowell (#3), and Lowell Circulator (#9) Bus Routes.
    • Free Parking.
    • Our clinic opens early and stays open late.

Mondays: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday – Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Our Clinicians are at schools throughout the Greater Lowell Community, where we provide services to children during their school day.
  • We collaborate with several community organizations; our clinicians are working at early childhood education sites, in local social organizations, at UTEC and at the Family Resource Center.

To learn more about how to access our services, please call us at 978-458-6282.

 

Accessible…

Our mission is to serve the communities of Greater Lowell.  We work to make our services are available to everyone.

Services are available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Our clinic has disability access.

We accept most public and private insurances.

We have a sliding fee scale and will not turn individuals away for inability to pay.

We provide services without regard to race, color, religious creed, disability, or origin.

 

Professional…

Seeing the right professional matters.

Professional counselors have the education and training to understand human behavior, relationships, cultural experiences, and the diagnosis and treatment needs of people experiencing mental health symptoms.

Our Interdisciplinary Team includes psychiatrists, clinical nurse specialists, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, and mental health counselors.

We have licensed alcohol and drug counselors who provide services for individuals, couples and families dealing with abuse and addiction issues.

Anxiety and Depression

Panic Disorders

Divorce and Separation Issues

Child and Family Concerns

Family Adjustment Problems

School Related Problems

Domestic Violence

Stress Management

Substance Abuse

Employee Assistance

Gender related issues

PTSD/trauma

 

Specialized…

Individuals seek counselling for many reasons, and counselors have different training, skills, and expertise.  We work to connect you with the most appropriate professional for your needs and preferences.

We serve children, adults, families and couples.

We have staff that specialize in addressing a broad range of issues including:

 

We have staff who speak Spanish and Portuguese.

 

Empowering…

Counseling is about helping you to take charge of your life.  Early in treatment you will develop a treatment plan in partnership with your clinician.  This plan will help you gain understanding, learn skills, and create new behaviors that allow you to break through your difficulties, accomplish your goals, and create the changes that you want in your life.

Through treatment you can:

  • Learn effective coping skills for stress and difficult life experiences.
  • Experience personal growth as you gain insight into yourself, your relationships, and your behaviors.
  • Understand, develop and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships.
  • Discover effective life skills and strategies.

The first step is a phone call.  To schedule an intake appointment, please call our Intake Receptionist at: (978) 458-6282.

Medication Management

Taking medication and receiving counseling in combination can be an effective treatment for some people.  MHA has psychiatrists and prescribing registered nurses on staff that provide evaluation and monitoring for people who require medication for short or long-term treatment.

Effective medication is available for the treatment of many disorders, including ADHD, major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.

 

School Based Counseling Services…

Your child spends more than 30 hours a week in school.  Our on-site counselors make it convenient for them to receive services during their school day.

We partner with parents and schools to serve children who are struggling with their emotions or moods.  Oftentimes these struggles are seen alongside issues with peer relations, academics, and behavior.

Our clinicians meet and provide services in more than 20 school sites in the Greater Lowell Community.

Our school-based services include intake evaluation, individual therapy, emergency intervention, group therapy, family support, advocacy, and referrals.

Accepted Insurance:

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Fallon Healthcare
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • MassHealth
  • MassHealth HMOs
  • MBHP
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health
  • Self-Pay
  • United Behavioral Health
  • Value Options

Please call if you do not see your insurance listed.