The Forthcoming 988 Suicide Prevention Hotline Plans Pilot Program Specifically For The LGBTQ Community
(CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The nonprofit that operates the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline plans to soon launch a pilot program for LGBTQ individuals to call.The hope is that such a program could become a permanent subnetwork, similar to one that already exists for veterans, and add a more specialized crisis line for a community that is considered at higher risk for suicide and self-harm. The lifeline, which can currently be reached by diali…
New 988 hotline is the 911 for mental health emergencies
Quick help for suicidal thoughts and other mental health emergencies will soon be as easy as 9-8-8. The United States’ first nationwide three-digit mental health crisis hotline goes live on Saturday.