(St. Paul, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Health is raising awareness of the national 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. The line was rolled out by the FCC earlier this year. Preliminary data shows there were over 775 suicides in Minnesota in 2021, the seventh straight year where more than 700 Minnesotans died by suicide. September is Suicide Prevention Month.
Minnesota Department Of Health Raising Awareness Of 988 Crisis Line
By Ashley Hanley|2022-09-26T05:20:26-05:00September 26th, 2022|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!