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The FCC started a new 3-digit suicide hotline: 988

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tracy_j

That sounds a good idea, at least for some. I don't know how many such numbers you have over there but, for me,  it gets confusing if numbers mount. I would still be calling 999 here which I learn't when I was little as a single easy remembered number rather than having to make a decision from unclear memory. I would not remember all ours without looking : 999, 111, 101 and 112. That is without a suicide line although 112 is the same as 999. Otherwise advising use of the Samaritans number here (free and unlisted on bills) 116 123. Obviously more to remember, but at least no area code so only six digits.

 

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Charlize

I saw that good news on Facebook.  988 is something i can learn easily.  It would be lovely if they would give

The Trevor Project (866 488 7365) and or the Trans Lifeline ( 877 565 8860) a short memorable number.  I would think many trans folks would be more able to share with a person who is sure to understand our issues.

 

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Charlize

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