Health & Wellness

The City of Boston offers many health and human services programs for students.

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    Find Health Care, Insurance, or a Doctor with the Mayor's Health Line

    If you are looking for health care in Boston, the Mayor's Health Line can help. It's a free, multilingual, confidential, information and referral service open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Call us at 1-800-847-0710 or (617) 534-5050 to talk to someone today.

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    Mental & Emotional Health

    Social and emotional wellness is just as important as physical health to a person’s overall wellbeing. The Boston Public Health Commission is involved in a variety of efforts to remove the stigma associated with mental health and to provide services and resources to improve the social and emotional wellness of everyone in Boston.

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    Sexual Health

    Sexual health is a critical component of a person’s overall health and wellbeing. While it is important to be knowledgeable about sexually transmitted infections/diseases (STIs or STDs), sexual health also encompasses healthy relationships and attitudes towards sexuality.

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    Dating & Domestic Violence

    The Family Justice Center (FJC) of Boston provides a safe and welcoming environment where you can talk about your experiences and explore your options. You may need help finding your way through the legal system and understanding your rights as a victim. You may be looking for the support that you need to stay safe and start over. Explore your wide range of free options through the FJC.

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    Public Health in Boston & Additional Resources

    The Boston Public Health Commission manages information on the latest health issues and topics; such as measles and west nile virus. They also provide health services and information for students.

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