In the Media Tag: Memphis Crisis Center

After 50 Years of Taking Calls, Memphis Crisis Center Preps for 988 Suicide Hotline Implementation

The Commercial Appeal

Starting in July, anyone across the United States experiencing a mental health crisis or in need of suicide prevention services will only have to dial a simple, three digit number: 988. And in Shelby County, that number will be answered by someone local, someone who knows the community and the resources offered in Memphis. “Most… Read More

Memphis Crisis Center needs volunteers

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In the early months of each year, volunteers at the Memphis Crisis Center brace for what they know will come. Once the holidays are over and winter sets in, call volume will go up. The area’s free, 24/7 crisis intervention hotline for almost 50 years, is looking for committed volunteers to answer those calls.