New 988 Partner Toolkit Available

Published: 03/17/2022

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

In 2020, the National Hotline Designation Act (Public Law 116-172) was signed into law, incorporating 988 as the new Lifeline and Veterans Crisis Line number. This new number will become available using any cell phone, land line, or voice-over internet device by July 16, 2022. Congress designated the new 988 dialing code to operate through the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (the Lifeline).

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the lead federa

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