Behavioral/Mental Health

MIT cares about the well-being of its community members. Employees or their family members seeking behavioral or mental health services can find resources here.

Mental Health Services


See licensed doctors and providers for minor medical conditions and behavioral health care services with $0 copays, using live video visits on your favorite device.

Blue Cross Blue Shield

For MIT health plan members, helpful resources to make it easier to find the right mental-health support. Refer to the back of your ID card for direct phone numbers.

MyLife Services

Provides MIT staff, faculty, postdocs – and families – 24/7 access to a network of experts to help with life concerns. Consultations are available by telephone, video, or text message.

988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline

988 is a 24/7 free and confidential nationwide resource for people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Calling or texting 988 connects an individual to a trained crisis counselor who will provide supportive listening and relevant resources.