NJ Spotlight News

9-8-8: New national crisis hotline launched this week

Clip: 07/18/2022 | 3m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

New Jersey residents suffering from a mental health crisis have a new number to call for help – 9-8-8. The crisis hotline that went live on Saturday, will connect people experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis with a trained health professional 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The timing of this 9-8-8 hotline is critical.

Aired: 07/18/22

Rating: NR

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