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MT 988 Suicide Prevention - Mental Health Crisis Lifeline offers support

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News from St. Luke Community Healthcare

MONTANA — Montana’s 988 Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. across Montana. The MT 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is an effective, life-saving safety net for those experiencing a mental health crisis, especially those with nowhere else to turn. 


All calls to the MT 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline are answered by trained  workers at three regional call centers around the state. All Montana crisis centers are accredited, provide training for counselors, and disseminate best practices. Local counselors at crisis centers are familiar with community mental health resources that are part of the Montana 211 referral network. 


For more Information on how the MT 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline can help you or someone you know who is in crisis, or to find out how to spread the word about MT 988 in your community, go to

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