In the early 1900s, the social work movement in America created many programs and services that we largely take for granted today. Early social workers recognized that poverty and lack of education could exacerbate illness, and were crusaders for social equality.
For Patients and Families
Our clinical social workers are licensed mental health professionals trained to help you cope with daily challenges to life's most difficult situations. We offer a unique combination of counseling and referral to community resources.
As social workers and members of the Mass General community, we are dedicated to ensuring an environment that is safe, accessible, inclusive and welcoming to everyone.
Social work services are private and confidential.
Social workers are available throughout Mass General, both inpatient and outpatient, to help you with issues such as: