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WA Department of Health’s new 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline website offers local resources

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2024
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The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced the launch of a new 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline website in a news release on May 14. 988 was established as the universal telephone line to access the National Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis hotline in the United States in 2020 after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act. The 988 Lifeline is free and confidential, and is available everyday of the year, 24 hours a day by phone call, text or online chat. According...

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