988 mental health crisis hotline launches

[CCX, July 15, 2022] There is a new number to call or text during a mental health crisis. The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline will connect people to mental health professionals. With only three digits, it is also a simpler number to remember than the previous crisis hotline. Brian Palmer, MD, vice president, Mental Health and Addiction at Allina Health spoke to CCX Media about why a quick connection is critical when someone is experiencing a dark moment and how he expects this new lifeline to save lives. 

Posted on July 15, 2022 in Mental Health and Addiction

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