Suicide hotline

State reports nearly 60% increase in suicide and crisis line calls

BY: - September 20, 2023

PROVIDENCE — State officials reported Wednesday that the number of residents calling into Rhode Island’s new suicide and crisis hotline has surged by nearly 60% since going online last summer.  Gov. Dan McKee said in a press release Wednesday the 988 hotline fielded nearly 6,300 calls between July 2022 and June 2023 — a 58% […]