988 Emergency Number for Mental Health is Operational

On July 16, 2022 the new “988” Emergency number became operational. This number, designated by Congress in 2020, was designed to make accessing mental health services simpler for those needing assistance. The number serves those that are suicidal, are in mental distress, or otherwise need emotional support. Please share this information with those that you know as one never knows who may be in need of support.