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Samaritans

Address Line 1: 33 West St
Address Line 2:
City: Boston
State: MA
Zip: 02111

Program(s): Human Services - Psychology

Industry: Social Services

Class Levels
Sophomore: Y
Junior: Y
Senior: Y
Graduate: Y
Most recent intern's responsibilities
Suicide hotline intern. Answering hotline calls on the 24/7 hotline with trained volunteers and staff. Being empathic and listening to callers, try to understand their feelings to help provide emotional relief. Provide callers with resources when appropriate. Assist 3rd party callers concerned about someone else contemplating suicide.
Answer phones, do risk assessment, befriend the caller