Sunday, December 4, 2022
Mental health distress line: 988
Call 988 if you are in mental health distress
Please spread the word. 988 is a new phone number (in Canada) that recently went live to help people get help in a mental health crisis. Similar to 911, this suicide and crisis lifeline is dedicated for anyone in need of mental health assistance of any kind. It has already been available in the U.S.
The pandemic has caused an untold amount of mental distress. That's why more attention than ever has to be paid to metal illness and distress. Please be aware of this 988 number. It can save lives. Help is just three numbers away on your phone.