The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s new number is 988.
This lifeline has compassionate, accessible care and support available for anyone experiencing mental health–related distress.
- People can use 988 if they are having thoughts of suicide, mental health or substance use crises, or any other kind of emotional distress.
- This number can also be used if you are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.
For more information and to utilize an online chat feature, please visit here.