US crisis hotline news: #9-8-8 

In the US, dialing 988 will connect you to a local crisis call center. This replaces the old National Suicide Prevention Lifeline phone number. Parallel to this, a big boost in funding for crisis hotlines has been introduced.

NPR news story with details (cw: discussion of ableist police violence):


US crisis hotline news: #9-8-8 

@packbat Suicide hotlines, with few exceptions, are surveillance institutions that send cops to people in distress, often resulting incarceration.

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