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Depression is a common disorder which affects 17.6 million Americans each year.

Some symptoms may include:

  • Too much or too little sleep
  • Change in appetite (loss of appetite or weight gain)
  • Continuous sad or hopeless mood
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in activities
  • Extreme bouts of crying
  • Irritable
  • Feeling worthless, or helpless
  • Aches and pains that don’t respond to treatment
  • Trouble concentrating or remembering
  • Thoughts of suicide or suicide attempts

If you think you may have a problem, please talk to someone at

Health Services 617-552-3225
Counseling Services 617-552-3310.

Do you or someone you know need a confidential online assessment?
Take the self-evaluation test.



Depression Resources

Boston College Health Services
Cushing Hall, Room 119 - 617-552-3225

Counseling Services
Gasson Hall, Suite 001 - 617-552-3310

Campus Ministry
McElroy Commons, Room 233 - 617-552-3475

Mental Health Crisis Hotline 

National Institute of Mental Health

National Mental Illness Screening Project
Free Screenings Available

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Helpline

National Mental Health Association