Ensure a better response to mental health crisis and stop criminalizing mental illness. Too many of us are left desperate, struggling, in crisis, and often with nowhere to turn. Let’s advocate for federal standards for crisis response; coverage of behavioral health crisis services; Funding for the development of crisis services in communities across the country; and coordination among 911 dispatchers and 988 crisis call centers.

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If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988. Crisis Text Line also provides free, 24/7, confidential support via text message to people in crisis when they text HOME to 741741.