• Full Title: FCC Will Vote At July Meeting On Final Rules Designating '988' As 3-Digit Number For National Suicide Prevention Hotline
  • Document Type(s): News Release
  • Bureau(s): Wireline Competition, Office of Former Chairman Pai, Media Relations

Chairman Pai proposed draft rules to establish 988 as the new, nationwide, 3-digit phone number for Americans in crisis to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors. The vote will take place at the July 16 Open Meeting


Document Dates

  • Released On: Jun 23, 2020
  • Issued On: Jun 23, 2020
  • Media Contact: Katie Gorscak at (202) 418-2156, email: Katie.Gorscak@fcc.gov