988 Mental Health Hotline
Across the United States, the 988 mental health hotline went live a couple of weeks ago. It's more recognizable sister hotline, 911, has had decades to build up support, infrastructure, and awareness. The 988 hotline will take some time to do the same thing, but we want to do our part at the Mountain Plains MHTTC to help build awareness of such a crucial hotline for mental health.
Click here to read an interesting article that highlights the 988 hotline and all of its intricacies. No matter what, 988 will help save lives and connect people who are struggling to the resources they need. SAMHSA is another great resource for up-to-date information on 988, and they have a wonderful resource about it that can be read by clicking here.