If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, 988 provides 24/7 connection to confidential support. There is Hope. Just call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org #988Lifeline
988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be:
Thoughts of suicide
Mental health or substance use crisis, or
Any other kind of emotion distress
988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help.
For more information about 988 in Maryland, please see this recent article: https://garretthealth.org/anyone-in-maryland-may-dial-988-to-reach-suicide-crisis-lifeline/
Resources from SAMHSA, shared by the Garrett County Behavioral Health Authority
Read More, and view the original press release at Garrett County Health Department.