“Call 988 represents hope for getting the help that you, a loved one or a neighbor may need.”
Crista Taylor, CEO and President, BHSB
Behavioral Health System Baltimore and our partners, advocates and community members joined us for a press conference at Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc. Elected officials, call center leaders, public health experts and BHSB staff shared more information on the 988 Helpline and what it means for the future of behavioral health emergency response in Central Maryland.
If you or a loved one needs immediate emotional support, call 988 and learn more about what to expect when you call here: 988helpline.org
- WBALTV 11—Baltimore-area officials, organizations form regional response teams to answer 988 calls,
- WMAR ABC News—Mental health aid is a phone number away in the Baltimore area
- Howard County Times—New Maryland ‘988′ helpline to offer critical mental health support services
- WYPR—Maryland’s mental health hotline 988, now taking calls