PBS NewsHour

Rollout of new national mental health line faces obstacles

Clip: 06/29/2022 | 7m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

A new national mental health hotline will launch in July. Like 911, the hotline will be available by dialing three digits: 988. The idea behind it is to connect people in a mental health crisis to experts trained in how to respond. But many agencies may not be prepared. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention CEO Bob Gebbia joins Stephanie Sy with more. Warning: This segment references suicide.

Aired: 06/29/22

Rating: NR

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