August 7th, 2009

Economic Distress Prompts Suicide Call Increase

The federal government through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA, part of HHS) is funding an additional $1 million for 20 suicide prevention crisis centers dealing with significantly more calls from people in economic distress (about 25% of the 57,000 calls in July). The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, which routes calls to about 140 crisis centers across the country, is

1-800-273-TALK  / 1-800-273-8255


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