988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is now active in Mississippi

While the 1-800-273 TALK number will remain active, using 988 or 800-273-TALK will give individuals access to the same services. Dialing 988 is an easier-to-remember way to access 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline call centers for Mississippi and across the United States.

988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help individuals experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be:

  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Mental health or substance use crisis, or
  • Any other kind of emotion distress

Gulfport Behavioral Health System remains open 24/7 to help those needing a no-cost mental health assessment for the level of care that best fits each individual's circumstances and or to provide local resources as needed. Even if you utilize the 988 number you can still choose Gulfport Behavioral Health System for acute inpatient, partial outpatient or intensive outpatient care.
At Gulfport Behavioral Health we are here for YOU!