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FCC designates 988 for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Monday 20 July 2020 | 15:33 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission adopted rules to establish 988 as the new, nationwide, 3-digit phone number for Americans in crisis to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors. The rules require all phone service providers to direct all 988 calls to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by 16 July 2022.

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