988 Mental Health Lifeline Now Available in Oklahoma

Ponca City Now - July 19, 2022 6:01 am

The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has launched the 988 Mental Health Lifeline to provide additional mental health services to all Oklahomans.

The direct, three-digit lifeline 988 connects you with trained behavioral health professionals that can get Oklahomans the help they need. It is the first step within a comprehensive crisis response continuum that enhances services received when someone experiences a psychiatric emergency.

Those calling or texting 988 will be connected with a mental health professional for a free and confidential conversation.

Learn more about the 988 Mental Health Lifeline at 988oklahoma.com.


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