Idaho suicide prevention hotline has new name

Idaho suicide hotline has new name
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BOISE, Idaho. — The Idaho Suicide Prevention hotline has a new name.

The Idaho Crisis & Suicide Hotline will be the new name of the hotline to help support people of Idaho who experience emotional distress and emotional crisis.

The ICSH has received calls pertaining to suicidal thoughts, mental health, relationship issues, loneliness/isolation, addiction/substance use, physical health and financial troubles.

“Our updated name reflects the type of support the Hotline has always provided and our ongoing commitment to Idahoans – regardless of the type of crisis a person may be experiencing. Idaho Crisis & Suicide Hotline is always here and ready to listen,” said Lee Flinn, ICSH Director.

The hotline has responded to 95,000 texts, calls and web chats over the past 10 years.

The phone number is 208-398-4357. More information can be found HERE.