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The Regulatory Mix - Monday, December 16, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC meeting room-1FCC Proposes 988 As National Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Hotline Number 

At its Open Meeting the FCC voted to adopt a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would designate 988  as a new, nationwide, 3-digit number for a suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. This Notice proposes that calls made to 988 would be directed to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a national network of 163 crisis centers that is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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Topics: Somos, 988 Suicide Prevention Hotline, National Suicide Prevention Hotline, VoIP Symmetry, 833 Auction

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