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Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners Prepares For Launch Of 988 Crisis Line – CBS Denver

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DENVER (CBS4) – Everyone knows 911 is the number you call in an emergency. Soon there will be a 988 number for those looking for mental health and crisis support.

It’s part of a national suicide prevention initiative that will go live this July.

Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners are preparing to take those calls in addition to the thousands they already take from across the state.

(credit: CBS)

“A lot of the services that will be available with 988 will be a continuation of things we have been doing,” said Tom Grimmer, CFO at RMCP.

They anticipate their current call load will nearly double and are working to add dozens of new call takers.

Erik Jacobsen, who started his work at RMCP as a crisis specialist, and now continues to answer calls while working as a community…

CBS Denver

2022-04-06 21:25:04

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