988 Lifeline

The new 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline was created to address the increase in mental health crises. The rise in suicide rates and the pandemic’s impact on mental health have shown more is needed than a crisis hotline, so mental health advocates have designed 988 to be a continuum of mental health care. | Illustration by Christian Bowden

Ron Eid
Publisher at Limestone Post
Ron Eid started Limestone Post Magazine with Lynae Sowinski in 2015 as an online publication featuring long-form stories about the arts, outdoors, social issues, and a variety of other topics relevant to Bloomington and south-central Indiana. An award-winning writer and editor, Ron has written feature stories about the arts, culture, sports, business, and adventure travel for publications across the country. He can be reached at [email protected]