Partner Toolkit

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Partner Toolkit - Illinois 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) encourages organizations to use these communication outreach materials to meet the needs of your specific audiences.

Need support now?

Call 988 or Text 988 or Chat 988lifeline.org/chat

Resources

988 Myth Busters:

If you call 988, will a police officer immediately be dispatched to your location? Are 988 call specialists qualified to respond to crisis situations? Did 988 replace the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline? Does 988 only help people who are actively suicidal?


One-pager clarifying misconceptions about the 988 hotline.English Brochure
One-pager clarifying misconceptions about the 988 hotline.Spanish Brochure

CESSA Myth Busters:

What is the Community Emergency Services and Support Act (CESSA)? When will CESSA be Implemented? What types of responders are included in the CESSA law? Other important information on legislative initiatives.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

What is 988? How does it work? Why do we need 988? What to expect from 988?


FAQ one-pager answering 988 commonly asked questions and the difference between 988, 911, 211/311, and other local hotlines.English Brochure
FAQ one-pager answering 988 commonly asked questions and the difference between 988, 911, 211/311, and other local hotlines.Spanish Brochure

Infographics:

Infographic demonstrating the difference between 988, 911, 211/311, and other local hotlines.What is the difference between the hotlines? (English)
Infographic demonstrating the difference between 988, 911, 211/311, and other local hotlines in Spanish.What is the difference between the hotlines? (Spanish)

Social Posts:

Social graphic demonstrating times at which to call the 988 hotline.When to call 988? (English)
Social graphic demonstrating times at which to call the 988 hotline in Spanish.When to call 988 (Spanish)

Social Square Images:

Social graphic of an older woman looking outside a window, with the following copy: 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Hold on to hope. We're here to help. Call 988 for 24/7, free and confidential support from trained crisis counselors. English Square Images
Social graphic of two women hugging, with the following copy: 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Choose hope. We're here to help. Call 988 for 24/7, free and confidential support from trained crisis counselors.Spanish Square Images

Social Vertical Images:

Social graphic of a man and a woman hugging, with the following copy: 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Hold on to hope. We're here to help. Call 988 for 24/7, free and confidential support from trained crisis counselors.English Vertical Images
Social graphic of a young man looking into the distance, with the following copy: 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. There is hope. We're here to help. Call 988 for 24/7, free and confidential support from trained crisis counselors.Spanish Vertical Images

Brochure:

Tri-fold brochure with photos of various people and information about the 988 suicide and crisis lifeline.Tri-fold brochure with photos of various people and information about the 988 suicide and crisis lifeline.
English Brochure

Tri-fold brochure with photos of various people and information about the 988 suicide and crisis lifeline in Spanish.Tri-fold brochure with photos of various people and information about the 988 suicide and crisis lifeline in Spanish.
Spanish Brochure