July 25, 2023
PBS NewsHour

988 Marks First Anniversary

EDC’s Colleen Carr, director of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, spoke with PBS NewsHour about 988, as the nation’s new crisis hotline marked one full year in service. Her remarks touched on how the service has adapted thus far and the investments needed to meet the mental health needs of our communities.

A year since 988 started helping callers, here’s what experts want to see next