Get the Facts: 988

April 11, 2024

If your child is struggling with mental health or substance misuse, help is just a call or text away. Dialing 988 connects you or your loved one with compassionate care 24/7. This service can be accessed from any landline, cell phone, or voice-over-internet device in the U.S.

This informational PDF outlines what to expect when you call the 988 Lifeline and answers some frequently asked questions.