9-8-8 is the 3 digit dial number for the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly named the suicide prevention lifeline). It has been in service since July 2022.
The current web site and phone number:
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline - 988lifeline.org
Texting option: 988
The older number can still be used for voice calls - 800-273-TALK (8255)
There is also information on texting and other ways to connect.
Posted on Dave's Site - davesite.com - June 23, 2020
Most recent update: August 28, 2013