988 is the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline that is accessible nationwide

  • Trained counselors are available 24/7 when you call or text the lifeline. These trained counselors will listen to you, provide support, and connect you to resources if necessary.
  • The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline has over 200 crisis centers across the country that will answer your call. Numerous studies show that calling the Lifeline and speaking with a counselor leads to callers feeling less suicidal, less depressed, less overwhelmed, and more hopeful.
  • The Lifeline is available to everyone.

To access the 24 hour crisis line for
Fairfield County,
contact 740-687-8255 (TALK)

If you are thinking about suicide or would like emotional support,
call 988.
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