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988 Adds ASL Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Callers

The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline announced the addition of nationwide American Sign Language (ASL) services for people who are deaf and hard of hearing. To connect to a trained 988 Lifeline counselor in ASL, callers can click For Deaf & Hard of Hearing in the upper right corner of Direct dialing to 988 from a videophone will be available in the coming weeks, and in the meantime, ASL callers can call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) from their videophone to reach ASL services.

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