US mental health hotline network is expanding, but rural areas still face care shortages

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline phone number 988, launched on July 16, was designed as a universal mental health support tool for callers anytime, anywhere.

But the United States is a patchwork of crisis assistance resources, so what comes next isn’t universal. The level of support received by 988 callers depends on their postcode.

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