With the launch of the much-anticipated three-digit dialing code, 988 now becomes part of Alabama’s ever-expanding crisis system of care. This easy-to-remember number will be the first step in access to behavioral health care for thousands of Alabamians. 988 calls will be routed to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline centers in each state, transitioning from the current Lifeline number, 1-800-273-8255, beginning July 16. Read more

Newsletter Jul / Aug 2022