HOPE line

Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas
Fall 2019
  24/7 Crisis Line: (214) 828-1000 or (800) 273-TALK (8255)
  Our Mission since 1969:
"Helping those in crisis, especially suicidal crisis, find hope for the future."

We're asking for your help and your financial support on
North Texas Giving Day 2019 ~ Now through Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Midnight!

Our goal is $50,000 . This is our most ambitious goal in the 10 years we have participated!! But we are planning critical new programming in the coming months and our suicide prevention efforts can't wait. Click on the Donate Now button below and you'll land on our North Texas Giving Day page. Please schedule your donation with your credit card. (Donations of at least $25 help us achieve additional funding.)
Dakster, Toby and Libbie ~ Our #PuglettsForSuicidePrevention
have a special message for you:

Excerpt from the Recent Story:

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is moving forward with a proposal to create a three-digit, nationwide suicide prevention and mental health hotline, the agency announced Thursday.

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau and Office of Economics and Analytics submitted a joint report to Congress on Wednesday laying out its recommendation for the new hotline to be designated 988.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he intends to act on the recommendation and move forward with a rulemaking proceeding.

“There is a suicide epidemic in this country, and it is disproportionately affecting at-risk populations, including our Veterans and LGBTQ youth,” Pai said in a statement. “Crisis call centers have been shown to save lives. This report recommends using a three-digit number to make it easier to access the critical suicide prevention and mental health services these call centers provide.” (Read more...)
Please join the Greater Dallas Suicide Prevention Coalition* on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 ~ 11:00 AM at the Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture in Downtown Dallas for an important day to raise awareness of the number of lives lost to suicide in North Texas every year.

(*Coalition partners include: Baylor Scott & White; the Dallas Police; the Dallas VA; NAMI North Texas; Garland Police Dept.; American Foundation for Suicide Prevention; the Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas; The Senior Source and the Dallas County Commissioner's Court.)

Address: 100 S Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202

For more information, please contact Margie Wright, (214) 824-7020. Or visit our Event Page on Facebook.
♥♥ We are grateful to our incredible and generous volunteers and donors who have partnered with us in suicide prevention so far in 2019!! Thank You ALL!! ♥♥
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