988

WV988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Website

Mar 21, 2024 | News

988 is more than just an easy-to-remember number—it’s a direct connection to compassionate, accessible care and support for anyone experiencing mental health-related distress – whether that is thoughts of suicide, mental health or substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress. People can also dial 988 if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.

Visit the WV988 Website to get immediate help via chat or text, learn how the call system works, access resources for loved ones of individuals at risk of suicide, and to read the FAQ to learn more about how to help someone at risk.