988 suicide & crisis lifeline

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. Experiencing a mental health crisis can feel isolating and hopeless but you are not alone. 988 specialists are trained to provide you with the emotional support, coping skills, safety planning and de-escalation of a current crisis. We also have the ability to provide you with recourses according to your personal needs. In an event of an imminent danger, 988 Specialist are trained to reach out to emergency services. With your consent, we offer follow-up calls within 72 hours.