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If you or a loved one are having emotional distress or thoughts of suicide, call 988 to connect with a lifeline specialist for support.
Centers are hiring now for paid positions, internships, and volunteer roles. Extensive training and supervision are provided, and remote opportunities are available.
Learn how to connect your clients to 988, what clients can expect when they call 988, and how 988 can support your clients and communities in times of need or distress.
Current employees and volunteers at our Massachusetts call centers can access the MassAchieve portal and other informational resources here.
988 is free, confidential, and available 24/7, 365 days a year via phone call, text, or chat.
Veterans: Press 1, Spanish Line: Press 2, LGBTQ+ Youth: Press 3
You do not need to be suicidal to call 988.
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