988 is more than just a suicide helpline. It is a direct connection to compassionate care. Anyone can call, chat, or text 988 for support, including anyone who has thoughts of suicide, is in emotional distress, is struggling with substance use, or is experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Additional information can be found in OMH’s 988 Brochure and Frequently Asked Questions infographics.
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Call or Text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org/chat
If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org/chat