988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline



988 – New and Easy to Remember

A new, easy way to access support in a time of crisis is available. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. If you or someone you care about is thinking about suicide, call or text 988 now. It’s free, confidential, and available 24/7. 

Share this number to help link anyone in distress or crisis with a trained counselor who will listen compassionately and provide caring support and crisis resources.



  • Emergency: Call 911 and ask for a CIT Officer

  • Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Call, text, or TTY 988
    Web Chat: www.988lifeline.org 

  • Veteran’s Crisis Line: 988 then dial 1

  • Ventura County Crisis & Referral Line:

  • Substance Use Treatment Access Line:
    24/7 • www.VCBH.org 

  • The Trevor Project Lifeline (LGBTQ+ focus):
    24/7 • www.thetrevorproject.org


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