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As the 988 mental health crisis line goes live, advocates worry it may not be ready

Jul 15, 2022
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline system that 988 will augment has faced problems with staffing and connecting calls to responders.
The 988 number for mental health crises launches Saturday, and experts are forecasting an  increase in demand. 
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FCC moves to make suicide hotline easier to call

Dec 16, 2019
9-8-8 could soon get people in touch with suicide prevention resources.
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