South Bay Mental Health

Mental Health Clinic & Early Childhood, 1563 North Main Street, Suite 202
Fall River, MA 02720
Phone: (508) 324-1060 | Fax: (508) 672-3619

About this Location

South Bay Mental Health offers an extensive array of behavioral health services to children, adolescents, adults and their families in multiple locations across the region. In addition to services offered in the clinic setting, South Bay takes a community based approach and brings services into homes, schools, group homes, hospitals, day cares, day treatment centers and residential programs.

Specialties and Services


  • Care Coordination
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Dual Diagnosis Services (Co-occuring psychiatric and substance disorders)
  • Early Intervention
  • Emergency Psychiatric Services
  • Forensic Services
  • Intensive Family Services
  • Medication Management
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Resource and Referral Services
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Trauma Therapy Services

Service Settings

  • Family Support Services
  • Home / Community-Based Services
  • Outpatient Treatment


  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Services
  • Mental Health Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs

Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling

Mental Health Counseling Services

  • Individual and Group Therapy
  • Couples and Family Therapy
  • School-Based Services
  • Psychological Testing
  • Diagnostic Assessments
Substance Abuse Counseling Services
  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Family Member Support
Dual Diagnosis
  • Motivational Assessment
  • Behavioral Modification
  • Psychiatric Services

Specialized Forensic Services

  • Develop support systems
  • Re-Offending Prevention
  • Community Reintegration

Trauma Therapy Services

Early Childhood Program

  • Speech Enrichment
  • Motor Enhancement
  • Behavior Management
  • Family Support and Education
  • Infant Massage Instruction
  • Care for Premature Infants
  • Post Partum Intervention
  • Therapeutic Visitation
  • Early Literacy
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Sensory Integration Groups
  • Trauma Sensitive Consultation
  • On-going parent and/or child groups (Call to register, 508-324-1060, space is limited.Transportation and child care available as needed)


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Assistance Locating Alternative Transportation Options
  • Limited Transportation Services
  • Offers Home/Community-Based Services

Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

  • Anyone can make a referral or call to request services
  • To make a referral to any South Bay program, call the Intake Department at 1-800-244-4691

Intake Process

  • Varies according to service
  • Intake Coordinators are available to answer questions and help determine insurance benefits

Eligibility and Insurance


Eligible Gender:
Other Elgibility Criteria:

Dual Diagnosis Program

  • Mental illness, developmental delay, or history of abuse
  • Combined with substance use disorder

Specialized Forensic Program

  • Adolescents, adults, and their families
  • Involvement with the criminal justice system

Trauma Therapy Services

  • Children, adolescents, and families
  • Any experienced physical, emotional or sexual abuse

Early Intervention (EI) Services

Please note: All children are eligible for an EI screening and assessment, regardless of insurance type or ability to pay. Call the Intake Department for more information, 1-800-244-4691.

  • Birth to 3 years of age
  • Participation in an eligibility screening with EI Team

Two categories of eligibility for EI services:

1. Children with established risk or established developmental delays

  • Medical condition (Down Syndrome, Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy etc.)
  • Displays a moderate delay in one or more developmental domains

2. Children at risk for development delays or disorders

  • Prenatal disease or birth trauma
  • Premature birth or low birth weight
  • Environmental issues (Poor nutrition, lead poisoning, homelessness, parental substance abuse etc.)


  • Cash/Self-Pay
  • MassHealth/Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Private Health Insurance
  • State Funded Insurance other than Medicaid