• Duxbury ‘tragic situation' shines light on 988 suicide prevention hotline, noticing warning signs: ‘It's OK to ask for help'

    8 days ago - By Boston Herald

    Local suicide prevention advocates are stressing the importance of the 988 suicide prevention hotline and for loved ones and others to look out for warning signs after a Duxbury mother allegedly killed her children and tried to take her own life.
    988 was recently designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
    “Anybody who is thinking of suicide or is struggling with mental health issues or anything else needs to reach out for help,” Debbie Helms, director of the Samaritans of Merrimack Valley, told the Herald on...
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