It’s been just over a year since the national Suicide & Crisis lifeline, 988, was launched in North Carolina. Since the beginning of 988, there has been a 31% increase in North Carolinians calling for support, and early indications suggest that 988 is highly effective in improving feelings of those who call with suicidal ideation. Read moreabout the success of 988 in North Carolina – and what is still needed to improve the service.