New National Suicide Number - 988
For those in crisis and for those who simply need someone to listen, the number to call is 988.
The National Suicide Line has now streamlined access to its services.
Anyone in crisis or in need of someone with whom to talk may simply dial 988. Dialing 988 will connect you to a trained counselor who will listen, provide support and refer you to resources in your area if so desired.
In 2021, there were 42 suicides in Leon County alone. This is the greatest number of suicides in the county since 2012.
NEW LIFELINE NUMBER 988 GOES LIVE JULY 16, 2022