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Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Receives 9-8-8 State Planning Grant

The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) announced it has received the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s (Lifeline) 9-8-8 State Planning Grant to develop a strategic plan for Connecticut in preparation for the nationwide rollout of the Lifeline’s new 9-8-8 number. In July 2022, 9-8-8 will become the new national three-digit number for the Lifeline, providing mental health crisis and suicide response.

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