Also known as the 911 for mental health crises, the new 988 rolled out Saturday, July 16, 2022. The crisis text line, a separate service, is still 741-741.
Those struggling with an emotional crisis including substance misuse or addiction, or a person with a loved one in an emotional health crisis, can call or text the 988 number.
At this writing, 988 Text and chat is available in English only but 988 voice calls are can be answered in Spanish or English. Language Line Solutions provides translation services for over 250 additional languages.
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