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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

An illustration depicting types of phones on the left, with an outline of Illinois to the right. Pins on Illinois mark out 988 Lifeline crisis centers.

‘There’s no one-size-fits-all solution’: Over a year after the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline’s national implementation, local and statewide measures lag behind

November 8, 2023

Content warning: This article has mentions of suicidal ideation.  The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, launched nationally in July 2022...

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After 988’s launch, advocates say local mental health response systems still have a ways to go

February 9, 2023

Before the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline launched nationally last July, experts often dubbed it 911 for mental health crises: a short, easy-to-remember emergency number that any person could phone. Seven...

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