Help and Information for Adults

Life as an adult can be complex and sometimes stressful, but a persistent sense of hopelessness, anxiety and/or despair may be a sign of depression.  For some this level of distress and hopelessness can be so devastating that they have thoughts of suicide. There is reason to be hopeful because support and treatment are readily available.  The following information will help you or someone you are concerned about get help.

If you are thinking about suicide or self-harm, there is help

If someone you know is thinking about suicide, there is help

If you believe that you are depressed, there is help to feel better


Hurting yourself is NEVER the answer. There is help available…talk to someone now

For immediate help call

Riverside Emergency Services

Newton Wellesley Hospital

Samariteen Hotline
1-800-252-TEEN (8336)

Samaritan Helpline
1-877-870-HOPE (4673)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)