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The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC to Vote on Designating 988 for National Suicide Prevention Hotline, US Congress RDOF Funding

 

suicide prevention hotling shutterstock_1731679390FCC to Vote on Designating 988 for National Suicide Prevention Hotline

The FCC announced it will vote, at its July 16 Open Meeting, on final rules designating 988 as the new, nationwide, phone number for Americans in crisis to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors. 

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Topics: US Congress, 988 Suicide Prevention Hotline, RDOF

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday May 14, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix: U.S. Senate Unanimously Passes 988 Suicide Hotline Bill

U.S. Senate Unanimously Passes 988 Suicide Hotline Bill

The Capitol and Reflecting Pool in Washington, DC.-1The U.S. Senate has passed the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020, sending it to the House of Representatives for their potential approval. 

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Topics: FCC, US Senate, 988 Suicide Prevention Hotline, COVID-19

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, January 17, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC front view-1-1FCC Updated Best Practices 

The FCC announced that its Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) Best Practices database has been updated to include practices addressing communications network security, emergency preparedness, and disaster recovery. Read More
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Topics: 988 Suicide Prevention Hotline, CSRIC Best Practices

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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