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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Community Mental Health Centers, Mental Health

Mission: To provide a broad range of mental health and social services to residents of brookline and surrounding communities.

Programs: Brookline community mental health center serves the evolving mental health needs of adults, children and families living in greater boston, delivering culturally responsive, comprehensive care through a community health model. The center focuses on treating people with limited access to mental health care, including low and moderate income residents, those from diverse population groups, and individuals with serious mental illness.

adolescent outreach program-provides emotional support and assistance to teenagers as well as offering mediation services.

Community Stories

16 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Mark J.

Volunteer

Rating: 1

Punyamurtula Kishore MD aka MAD DOG MILLIONAIRE is a liar and a fraud. There has never been a National Library of Addictions or a Amerixcan College of Addiction Medicine in Massachusetts or anywhere in the United States, accept on paper.

The mysterious National Library of Addictions Of all the libraries in all the world, which is the most addictive — and the most mysterious? Perhaps it’s The National Library of Addictions. This addictive entity is located in Brookline, Massachusetts. Founded by Punyamurtula S. Kishore, M.D., M.P.H., it is said to be “an intellectual gathering place for health care professionals and community members.” The institution is little known to the library-loving public, and information about it is scarce. Many questions present themselves. What addictions are kept in the library’s collection, and which of them are available for use by the public? Which of these addictions can be taken out on loan? Is there a children ’s room, or is the library open only to adults? Bibliophiles note with pleasure that the library appears to own at least one book.

Punyamurtula Kishore MD aka MAD DOG Millionaire, How did MAD DOG Millionaire become a Millionaire? CORRUPTION , LYING , CHEATING , and STEALING from Mass Health , Medicare , Medicaid and private insurance companies . Exploiting his emoloyees and patients. Billing insurance companies without examining or seeing the patients.

30 years of CORRUPTION , LIES, CHEATING AND STEALING is Punyamurtula Kishore MD aka Mad Dog Millionaire’s trademark . He was involved in Corruption when he was the Medical Director at the Massachusetts Dept. of Correction , Martha Eliot Health Ctr , Roxbury Comprehensive Health Ctr. and his own Medical Practice , Preventive Medicine Associates.formerly Addiction Medicine Associates. He used two entities he created on paper that never existed called the National library of Addictions and the American College of Addiction to advocate his emergence in the field of addiction medicine. This unscrupulous MD used and exploited his patients and employees for financial wealth. The only thing that MAD DOG MILLIONAIRE aka Punyamurtula Kishore cared about was making money at the expense of Human misery

Kristina Y.

Board Member

Rating: 5

The Brookline Community Mental Health Center is an amazing community organization that provides invaluable services to the Brookline and Greater Boston Communities. A true gem, the Center is a place adults, children and youth can call their home in times of need. Having been on the Board for 4 years, I am proud to be associated with the Center and to support all of the wonderful programs the Center provides. Without the Center, so many individuals would be without quality mental health services, violence protection and educational services ... all of which are greatly needed.

Board Member

Rating: 5

I joined the Board about 4 years ago, previously having hardly been aware of the existence of the Brookline Community Mental Health Center. It didn't take long to realize the wonderful compassion and dedication of the Board's staff, and to appreciate the Center's role at the heart of Brookline. Its services to families, individual adults, and children, as well as its involvement with the public schools and collaboration with other town agencies, all contribute mightily to the vibrancy of this community. And the Center provides its services to all who come through its doors with dignity and efficiency. The generous support it has won from so many Brookline residents and businesses testifies to its success.

Laura R.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The Brookline Mental Heath Center is truly a neighborhood resourse. The reimbursement for mental Heath services is quite poor, yet due to some very little public funding and some very excellent fundraising, they continue to provide FIRST rate mental health services.

Many years ago, a good friend was killed in a very horrific and widely publicized accident. She had 2 young children. The counselors at the BMHC helped those kids grieve and get on with their lives...and without the stigma generally associated with receiving mental health services.

The Brookline Mental Health center is truly a neighborhood gem.

Board Member

Rating: 5

The Brookline Community Mental Health Center is a community gem. Delivering the best possible care with attention to dignity, the Center supports families and children within the environments where they live and work. It is a privilege to be a part of this truly wonderful organization.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

The Brookline Community Mental Health Center has a has a wonderful staff dedicated to helping Brookline residents facing a wide range of problems. They help young, old and in between without regard for ability to pay.

Donor

Rating: 5

The Brookline Community Mental Health Center is a hidden jewel within the greater Boston community. For over 50 years the Center has provided mental health services and social support to countless of children and their families, adults and the elderly. Their services range from direct patient mental health services, to homeless prevention, to mediation, to providing transitional housing for independent teens. The Center does all of this with professionalism and, above all, care for their clients.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Brookline Community Mental Health Center creates a community where all children and families have access to mental health and social services, regardless of income or insurance coverage. The Center helps people live healthier, happier and fuller lives - and works to eliminate the stigma attached to mental health. Whether people are struggling with mental illness, a social disorder, or the adversity we all experience in life at one time or another, the staff at BCMHC offer amazing, comprehensive and affordable care and support.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

The Brookline Center's model is simple: they care. No red tape, no lingo, no bureaucracy. Just. Caring. And, in doing so, they transform lives , heal communities AND remind us what health care ultimately is all about.

Donor

Rating: 5

This is a wonderful center that fosters compassionate care for a myriad of community members. It is wonderful to know how well the BMHC represents the community it serves.