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Rollout of new national mental health hotline faces obstacles

A new national mental health hotline will launch in July. Like 911, the hotline will be available by dialing three digits: 988. The idea behind it is to connect people in a mental health crisis to experts trained in how to respond. But many agencies may not be prepared. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention CEO Bob Gebbia joins Stephanie Sy with more. Warning: This segment references suicide.

If you or someone you know has talked about contemplating suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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