988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is now active across the U.S.
988 has been designated as the new three-digit code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and is now active across the United States.
Lifeline Chat and Text is a service of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline), connecting individuals with crisis counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat or by texting 988.
All chat and text centers in the Lifeline network are accredited by either the American Association of Suicidology or the International Council for Helplines.
Lifeline Chat and Text is available 24/7 across the U.S. and certain territories.
The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is committed to providing individuals in emotional crisis with support, which can include connection to specialized services for different populations.
If you are in need of any assistance or thinking about suicide, please txt 988. Counselors will be available to listen and connect you to the necessary resources.