Mental Health Resources

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

As of July 16, 2022, 988 is the nationwide 3-digit dialing code for crisis and suicide prevention. It replaced the 1-800 number that was previously used by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

When someone is experiencing a mental health crisis, they will be able to dial or text 988, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will be connected to a mental health professional. Once connected, an assessment will be conducted to determine if additional help is needed. If so, a response team will be dispatched. People can also visit to chat with a caring counselor.

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