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National Suicide Prevention hotline now accessible at 988

Posted on Jul 27, 2022 at 0:00 AM

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has a new name & number. It’s now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. It can be reached it by calling or texting 988 or chatting on 988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the U.S., you can easily access 24/7 emotional support. You don’t have to be suicidal to reach out. 988 trained crisis counselors can help you through whatever mental health challenges you are experiencing. SAMHSA, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Federal  Communications Commission & other suicide prevention and mental health partners worked together to create 988 and its expanded services. #988Lifeline

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