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SAMHSA - Answer the Call! 988 Lifeline Suicide & Crisis Network Jobs - 5/16/22

  • 1.  SAMHSA - Answer the Call! 988 Lifeline Suicide & Crisis Network Jobs - 5/16/22

    National Council Staff
    Posted 05-16-2022 11:45
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    Dear Association Executives - Below and attached from HHS' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), please find information seeking volunteers and potential employees for the Lifeline Suicide & Crisis Network ahead of this summer's 988 implementation. Please feel free to share this with your members. Please let us know if you have questions or if additional information would be helpful.

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    Answer the Call! 988 Lifeline Suicide & Crisis Network Jobs

    On July 16, 2022, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255) will transition to an easy-to-remember, 3-digit number (988). This represents an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen and expand the existing network of over 200 locally operated and funded crisis centers across the country.

    In advance of the 988 transition in July, the Lifeline Suicide & Crisis Network is looking to bring on new volunteers and paid employees to answer calls, chats, and texts from people in crisis. All employees and volunteers receive training, so if you are a caring person who wants to help those in crisis, apply today.

    Find YOUR opportunity: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/988/jobs

    Read more about 988 at https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/988

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    Reyna Taylor
    Vice President, Public Policy
    National Council for Mental Wellbeing
    Direct: 202-774-1651



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    Neal Comstock
    Director of Membership
    National Council
    NealC@TheNationalCouncil.org
    202 748-8793
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