FCC Designates National 988 Number for the Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Today, the FCC designated 988 as the new nationwide number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a vital development for mental health and crisis services across the United States. Vibrant Emotional Health released the following statement regarding this important development:
Vibrant Emotional Health Statement on the FCC’s Unanimous Vote to Designate 988 as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Number
The FCC expects the transition to the 988 phone number to be completed by July 2022. In the meantime, the current number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255 – remains in effect in all 50 states.
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