988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline  |  Local Organization Crisis Lines

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The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You are not alone – anyone who is depressed, going through a hard time, needs to talk, or is thinking about suicide can access crisis services. Learn more and get answers to frequently asked questions.

What happens when you call, text, or chat 988? 

People can call, text, or chat  the 988  Suicide & Crisis Lifeline for themselves or a loved one who may need crisis support. They will be connected to a skilled crisis counselor who will listen, provide support, and share resources. The Lifeline is available to everyone. Additional resources include: 

Toolkit: 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline