Data shows the new 988 mental health emergency number sees an “eye-opening” surge in calls, texts and chats in the first 6 months

Since the summer launch of 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, the new three-digit number has seen a significant increase in call volume – more than 2 million calls, texts and chat messages have been routed to call centers, with the majority being answered in under a minute.

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