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The 988 Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

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Anyone could be struggling with suicide. Find more specific resources below.

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We understand that every struggle is different. Experience the stories of people like you, and how they overcame crisis to find hope and recovery.

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What Happens When You Call The 988 Lifeline?

First, you’ll hear an automated message featuring additional options while your call is routed to your local 988 Lifeline network crisis center.

We’ll play you a little music while we connect you to a skilled, trained crisis worker.

A trained crisis worker at your local center will answer the phone.

This person will listen to you, understand how your problem is affecting you, provide support, and get you the help you need.

988 Lifeline Center calls are free and confidential, and we’re available 24/7.

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