FirstLink: The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline answers 3 millionth call

Through its national network of 150 crisis centers, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK/8255), provided help and hope to its 3 millionth caller as of the first week in October. Since its inception in 2005, the Lifeline has seen a steady increase in calls and now answers more than 2,200 calls per day. The Lifeline, which is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), uses advanced technology that links callers to a trained counselor closest to their location to provide confidential 24/7 crisis support.

FirstLink is the only crisis center in North Dakota to answer this lifeline.  FirstLink is proud to be a part of such an amazing network and appreciates all of your support to make it possible!

If you or anyone you know is feeling suicidal, please call 1-800-273-TALK/8255. 

If you would like to learn more about FirstLink, please visit our website at www.myfirstlink.org.

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