September 25, 2006
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Kristin Brooks Hope Center (KBHC) reached an agreement on August 25, 2006 which ensured the continued operation of 1-800-SUICIDE. As of September 25, 2006, SAMHSA is maintaining the line.
SAMHSA has been in contact with KBHC and appreciates their ongoing cooperation and collaboration in ensuring that individuals in suicidal crisis receive the help that they need.
SAMHSA not anticipate any changes in the near future that would affect the status of the line. If any material changes arise that would affect potential callers, SAMHSA will move swiftly to notify the field.
SAMHSA expresses appreciation for the support of the mental health and suicide prevention fields. They hope that all parties will continue to move forward and speak with one voice about the importance of suicide prevention at a national level.
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