Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee

Filed Under: Physical and Mental Health, Legal

Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee provides information and advice to individuals involved with the Massachusetts mental health system through the MHLAC Intake Line. If you need help or advice, you must call the MHLAC Intake Line and leave a voicemail message.

Things to know beforehand:

  • They do not do intake interviews on a walk-in basis
  • To request an intake by email, click here
  • MHLAC Intake Line is open 24 hours/7 days a week
  • They can only assist with problems or issues that involve Massachusetts
  • They cannot assist anonymous callers

Priority Areas Covered

  • Mental Health Services
  • Education
  • Employment/Insurance
  • Family Law
  • Jail and Bridgewater State Hospital
  • Medical Treatment Discrimination
  • Mental Health Facilities & Emergency Rooms
  • Residential
Service hours

M - F: 9am - 5pm

Requirements & Restrictions

No criminal representation


Access to many languages via phone interpreters


While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated December 13, 2021


Agency information may have changed due to COVID-19. Please contact individual agencies to double-check their information.