Behavioral Health Services in Massachusetts

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Data for pediatricians, family medicine physicians, and psychiatrists were retrieved from the American Medical Association Masterfileexternal icon. Data for psychologists and licensed social workers were retrieved from Hugo Dunhillexternal icon.

Behavioral health service providers by county – Map Data

Tabular Data

The table shows number of providers per 10,000 children aged 0-17 years, as of 2015. Please note that in counties with fewer than 10,000 children, the number of providers may be overestimated.
County Pediatricians Psychiatrists Family Medicine Physicians Licensed Social Workers Psychologists
Barnstable 11.4 10.8 17.2 113.3 29.5
Berkshire 10.4 19.9 8.7 94.4 38.5
Bristol 5.7 3.3 6.8 66.8 13.5
Dukes 3.1 9.4 15.7 62.8 18.9
Essex 8.2 4.2 10.5 79.2 19.9
Franklin 7.0 3.9 19.4 142.4 25.5
Hampden 8.9 3.9 3.4 118.1 17.5
Hampshire 20.3 19.1 21.9 220.4 104.6
Middlesex 15.6 19.6 8.9 90.1 51.4
Nantucket 0.0 0.0 22.0 39.6 17.6
Norfolk 16.8 16.9 9.2 75.6 45.7
Plymouth 8.8 4.3 7.4 66.5 16.6
Suffolk 26.5 19.0 9.1 148.0 54.8
Worcester 9.9 5.5 14.4 52.9 22.4

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