The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. 

The Lifeline is a national network of over 200 local crisis centers of which 13 are located in Florida.

How to Contact a 988 Lifeline Center

You can contact a 988 lifeline center 24/7 in any of the following ways:

  • Call: 988
  • Text: 988
  • Online Chat -  Click here

For more information about 988 services visit