What is the 411 in the new 988 Helpline? 5 Questions Answered About

With Derek Lee, Ohio State University From 16 July 2022, people struggling with mental health crises can call 988, a new number focused on providing life-saving suicide prevention and crisis services. But the 988 isn’t a shorter, easier-to-remember alternative to the existing suicide hotline. Congress and the Federal Communications Commission also established 988 Lifeline to …