A new, easy-to-remember number for the Suicide & Crisis Hotline…

As an advocate for mental health, I’m so glad to see this improvement.

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline has changed up to the 988 Suicide & Crisis Hotline. A nationwide easy to remember three digit number comes along with a slight rebrand to give those experiencing a tough time a place to turn to.

Spread the word!

However, we aren’t done with our work here. After reading my morning e-mail from The Hustle, there apparently are only 13 states that have put in place funding to support this initiative — and that does NOT include Illinois. So — lean on your lawmakers! Let’s get this changed!