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988 Suicide & Crisis Llifeline

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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Did you know that there’s a new suicide and crisis lifeline?

It’s 988. Talk to someone now, help yourself, or help someone else.

Help is available, and you can speak with someone today.

The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for your or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

What happens when I call 988?

You will hear a greeting message while your call is routed to a local crisis center within the Lifeline network.

Visit the website at and click the chat button to message with someone. You can also learn more about suicide prevention, stories of hope, and crisis centers on the website.

We can all help prevent suicide.

For Deaf & Hard of Hearing:

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you can chat with a Lifeline counselor 24/7 by:

  • For deaf or hard of hearing ASL users, call 988 Videophone
  • Online chat – Click the chat button on the website at at
  • 988 Text – Send any message to 988 to start a text conversation
  • For TTY Users: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988.

If you are a Veteran or service member with hearing loss, or any person concerned about someone who is, there are several ways to contact the Veterans Crisis Line:

  • Text with a Veterans Crisis Line responder – Send a text message to 838255
  • Online chat with a Veterans Crisis Line responder – Click the chat button

En Español:

Línea 988 de Prevención del Suicidio y Crisis

Todos podemos ayudar a prevenir el suicidio. 988 Lifeline brinda apoyo gratuito y confidencial las 24 horas del día, los 7 días de la semana para personas que están pasando por momentos difíciles. También ofrecemos recursos de prevención y crisis para usted o sus seres queridos al igual que mejores prácticas para profesionales en los Estados Unidos.

Para sordos y con problemas de audición

Si tiene problemas de audición, puede chatear con un consejero de Lifeline 24/7 de la siguiente forma:

  • Chat en línea – Haga clic en el botón de chat a continuación a
  • Para usuarios de TTY: use su servicio de retransmisión preferido o marque 711 y luego 988.

Veterans Crisis Line, Dial 988
Veterans may also text 838255 or online crisis chat

Línea de Prevención del Suicidio y Crisis
llama 1-888-628-9454

Lifeline Options for Deaf + Hard of Hearing
For TTY Users: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988.

Disaster Distress Helpline
call or text 1-800-985-5990

Lifeline directory

Visit the website at for more information, to get help, to learn more about risk factors and warning signs, and to get involved. We can all prevent suicide.

We believe hope can happen.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call 1-800-799-SAFE(7233), Text “START” to 88788,
or live chat now:

Everyone deserves healthy relationships.

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