Mental Health

AIDS Project Worcester, Inc. (APW) addresses the mental health needs of people infected or affected by HIV/AIDS through providing emotional and psychological support services, accessing mental health resources in the community and providing clinical support to mental health professionals. Emotional and psychological support services include support groups and crisis management.

The Mental Health Coordinator facilitates the delivery of mental health services and supervises the mental health providers supplying the direct service. It is APW’s aim to put forth an organized and professional effort to access and make use of existing mental health services in the community.

All services are free of charge and are offered to people living with HIV and those affected by HIV.


Mental Health Services available include:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Support Groups
  • Family Therapy
  • Substance Abuse Counseling 

Substance abuse counseling is available to any person infected with HIV. Counseling services are available five days a week at our Worcester office. Services are available in the South County (Southbridge) office upon request. Please call the Mental Health Coordinator at (508) 755-3773.

For more information, or to access Mental Health Services, APW clients should speak with their lead contact at APW.