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9-8-8 Lifeline

The 9-8-8 Lifeline is a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline in the United States. It was established by the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020, and is set to become operational in 2022. The hotline will provide a free, confidential, and accessible resource for people experiencing mental health crises, suicidal ideation, or other emotional distress. The 9-8-8 Lifeline will be staffed by trained crisis counselors who will provide support and connect callers to local resources and emergency services. The creation of this hotline is a significant step in improving access to mental health care and suicide prevention efforts in the United States.

9-8-8 Lifeline

The 9-8-8 Lifeline is a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline in the United States. It was established by the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020, and is set to become operational in 2022. The hotline will provide a free, confidential, and accessible resource for people experiencing mental health crises, suicidal ideation, or other emotional distress. The 9-8-8 Lifeline will be staffed by trained crisis counselors who will provide support and connect callers to local resources and emergency services. The creation of this hotline is a significant step in improving access to mental health care and suicide prevention efforts in the United States.

911.gov

911.gov is the official website of the National 911 Program, a federal program focused on improving the nations 911 emergency communication services. The program works with state and local governments, emergency responders, and other stakeholders to enhance the accessibility, reliability, and effectiveness of the 911 system. The website provides a variety of resources related to 911 emergency services, including information on the implementation of Next Generation 911, training materials for emergency dispatchers and call takers, data and statistics related to 911 calls, and best practices for call centers and emergency communications. It also provides resources for the public to learn about the appropriate use of 911 services.

Crisis and Recovery Enhancement

Crisis and Recovery Enhancement (CARE) is an organization that provides resources and support for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis or emotional distress, with a particular focus on peer support. CAREs resources include training, educational materials, and support groups for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis, as well as their families and loved ones. The organization also offers resources and support for mental health professionals, including training on how to effectively support individuals experiencing a crisis. CAREs mission is to empower individuals and communities to better understand and respond to mental health crises, and to promote recovery and healing.

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