January 20, 2023
Mental Health
  • The new 988 national mental health crisis line has seen a significant rise in call volume since its transition six months ago from the former 1-800-273-TALK number. A CNN analysis shows that more than two million calls, texts, and chats to 988 have been routed to a response center, with the majority being answered in less than a minute. The new three-digit number is intended to be easy to remember, similar to how people can dial 911 for medical emergencies. (Article here)