988 National Suicide Prevention Hotline

In October of last year, dialing a local phone number began requiring dialing the area code and number.  This was in preparation for the launch of the 988 National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.  That launch is this Saturday.  Starting on July 16th, the new three-digit dialing code will route callers to the 988 National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. This has […]

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10 Digit Dialing Begins

The 988 National Suicide Prevention Hotline three-digit call will begin in July of 2022, but the preparation for that hotline has already begun.  The FCC announced last year, area codes across the nation that had a prefix of 988 would have to adopt 10-digit dialing.  That impacts 83 area codes in 37 states.  In Missouri, the area codes affected include […]

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