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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Network and 988

988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Starting on July 16, 2022, the 988 dialing code will be available to everyone across the United States. 

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Network

Click here to learn how Vibrant Emotional Health, the nonprofit administrator of the Lifeline, has been supporting states’ implementation planning for 988 through grants.

Click here if you’re a Veteran, Service Member or loved one and want to know more about how 988 will affect the Veterans Crisis Line.

988 is not yet active across all communications access points in the United States. If you or someone you know is in crisis now, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to be connected to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or visit Safe Space for digital resources from Vibrant Emotional Health.