Similar to dialing “911” the three-digit code “988” has been designated as the new phone and text line for the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. This means there is now one phone number that includes: Suicide support, (SPANISH) Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio, Hearing Impaired, and the Veterans Crisis Line. Please refer to the links provided below for additional information.
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Number Change Fact Sheet: 988-fact-sheet.pdf (fcc.gov)
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline webpage: Lifeline (988lifeline.org)
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) resource: 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline | SAMHSA