How is 9-8-8 different from 9-1-1?

A very important goal of the transformative 9-8-8 rollout, over time, is to relieve 9-1-1 and law enforcement of some of the increased demand of mental health crises and suicide interventions, and to provide Georgians in crisis with the right resources for their needs.

For more information on 9-8-8 you can also check out the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) FAQs:


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