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The States Respond To Crisis

The 988 crisis line has been up and running for a little over a year. Owned by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and funded through two,… Read More

988 One Year Later

It’s been a year since the national 988 crisis line was launched. Americans with telephone access, whether cellular or landline, can dial or text the three-digit code and receive suicide… Read More

The 988 Geo-Location Question

It’s been a year since 988 was implemented. For the ten-month period from July 2022 to April 2023, the 988 Lifeline received more than 4 million total contacts—calls, chats, and… Read More