Youth Mental Health Crisis Lines during COVID-19

a phone line

Children’s Trust created a new brief called Youth Mental Health Crisis Lines: Critical Players in a Complex Landscape of Services, where they examined the California youth crisis lines and their role in providing services during the pandemic. 

The $20 million that the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is investing in building a new 988 mental health hotline is explained in the brief. The service starts in July 2022.