Dialing 988 for Suicide Prevention Begins July 2022

Teddy bear next to a phone - dial 988 for suicide prevention
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is adopting 988 as the three-digit number to reach the National Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Lifeline. Use begins July 16, 2022 nationwide. You should continue to dial 1-800-273-TALK to reach the Lifeline until July 16, 2022.

For more information see the FCC Announcement.