The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline – previously known as the National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline – is a national network of more than 200 crisis centers that helps thousands of people overcome crisis situations every day. These centers are supported by local and state sources as well as the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (SAMHSA). As of July 16, 2022, all calls and text messages to “988” route to a 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline call center.
The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, confidential support to people
in suicidal crisis or mental health-related distress.
To find more information about the 988 phone number and how it could help, click here.