New 988 Suicide And Mental Health Hotline Now Live In Idaho
Residents of Idaho can dial '988' to call a new mental health and suicide prevention hotline that is being launched across the country. The idea with this new hotline is similar to 911. The hotline offers an easy to remember phone number that is three-digits and can be reached 24 hours a day. The difference here is that the calls will not go to law enforcement, but will instead be answered by a community of more than 200 trained crisis call centers.