Meet some of the people whose lives were transformed with the help of Vibrant’s work and programs. Hear their stories, their words, and their voices, through these stories of hope and change.


Coping with Election Stress

When feelings of anxiety occur due to major national, regional, or community events like elections, it can exacerbate other anxieties people may be having that are not necessarily related to that event. Past memories of anxiety may also be triggered by such events, adding to current stress. Here are a few tips to help manage… View Article

President Signs National Suicide Hotline Designation Act Into Law

Vibrant is gratified that President Trump has signed into law the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act. This law will help to ensure mental health crisis and suicide prevention services are accessible to everyone. Vibrant Emotional Health administers the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, and confirms that a national three-digit phone number will improve access to vital… View Article

Statement Regarding the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act Receiving Congressional Approval

We thank Congress for its leadership in passing the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act at this crucial time. It is vital, now more than ever, to ensure mental health crisis services are easily accessible. Vibrant Emotional Health administers the National Suicide Prevention Hotline, and knows from experience that a national three-digit phone number will expand… View Article

Congress Approves National Suicide Prevention Designation Act

The U.S. Congress today, September 21st, 2020, approved the adoption of 988, the new three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. This is an important development for mental health and crisis services nationwide. Vibrant Emotional Health released the following statement regarding this important development: Our Statement Regarding the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act Receiving… View Article

Vibrant Emotional Health and The Coalition for Behavioral Health Launch the NYC Frontline Essential Workers (FEW) Hotline

Vibrant Emotional Health and The Coalition for Behavioral Health are proud to announce a brand-new emotional and mental health support line for New York City health and behavioral healthcare workers working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The NYC Frontline Essential Workers (FEW) Hotline is free, confidential and available to all New York City… View Article

Statement on the FCC’s Unanimous Vote to Designate 988 as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Number

We thank Chairman Pai and the FCC for their leadership in designating a new, nationwide, three-digit number – 988 – for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. This is a vital step forward that will increase accessibility of support services for individuals experiencing mental health distress. It will help save lives. America now needs Congress to… View Article

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… View Article

Vibrant and 988

Download 988 FAQ factsheet. Read Vibrant Emotional Health’s statement on 988. As the current administrator of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Vibrant Emotional Health supports the creation of a three digit number, 988, that would route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to increase accessibility of the Lifeline for individuals experiencing distress. 988 is… View Article

Coping During Community Unrest

  Click here to view a statement from Vibrant Emotional Health’s President and CEO. This page is regularly updated with new resources and information. If you have suggestions for content to be added, please email communications@vibrant.org. Thank you. Across the United States, many communities are experiencing unrest and distress related to the unjust treatment of… View Article