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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Chat

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. The Lifeline is comprised of a national network of over 200 local crisis centers, combining custom local care and resources with national standards and best practices.

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24 hours a day / 7 days a week
Undergraduate Graduate & Professional Faculty & Staff Alumni

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Call or Text - 988 for Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Support (24/7)

After a brief survey, the Lifeline Chat will connect you to a counselor that will listen to you and provide emotional support and resources for whatever you are experiencing. There may be wait time to chat with a counselor, so in the case of an emergency contact 988 to find help immediately. The Lifeline Chat also offers specialized care for members of the LGBTQIA+ community, as well as for veterans. Stories of Hope and Recovery - Explore stories from people that have experienced mental health struggles, such as anxiety addiction, and more, who found ways to cope and care for their well-being.