National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020

Most states have yet to permanently fund 988. Call centers want certainty.

BY: - September 26, 2023

Since the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline transitioned a year ago to the three-digit crisis phone number 988, there has been a 33% increase in the number of calls, chats and texts to the hotline. But even with that early sign of success, the program’s financial future is shaky. Over the past two years, the federal […]