Call 988 for mental health emergencies, instead of 911.
This new three-digit phone number works across the United States thanks to Congress's action in 2020, and is the new phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Calling 988 will get you help quicker than calling 911, and prevent police officers from being called to situations they are not trained to handle. The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline employs trained professionals to assist you in your time of need.
To learn more, visit https://988lifeline.org/