988 is the new Lifeline and IT IS LIVE!
988 is now active across the United States, when you call the new lifeline number you will still be connected to the same trained crisis counselors as when you called the old lifeline number, which is still active as well.
Trained counselors are available 24/7 in the crisis centers across the country. They are there to help in times of crisis.
This number is here for you in multitude of situations. When you have thoughts of suicide, when you find yourself not only having a mental health crisis but also substance abuse crisis as well.