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How a three-digit phone number has changed mental health and crisis services in Maryland

July 21, 2023

A year ago, a new three-digit phone line launched nationwide, making it easier for people facing a mental health crisis and other issues to find resources and support. Since then, national data show that more people are reaching out to what’s called the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. Yet call counselors and call center managers in Maryland want more people to be aware of the line and how it can help.

 

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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