Full-time lifeline

Governor Gordon asks legislative body to fund Wyoming based services for suicde prevention

Two years after its inception, Wyoming’s suicide lifeline service has been expanded to full-time coverage, according to a July 11 press release from the Office of Governor Mark Gordon.

“Wyoming citizens experiencing a mental health crisis and potentially suicidal thoughts can now be confident that, on the other end of the line, they’re talking to someone who—as a fellow resident—is familiar with our state and cares about our people,” said Gordon in the press release.

For many years, Wyoming residents have been able to call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK) but thos...


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