WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s new 988 hotline , intended to help anyone experiencing a mental health emergency, has been out of service for several hours Thursday. Lexis Maclean’s son was fighting for his life in the hospital, but once he was discharged, he didn’t have access to the prescriptions he so desperately needed.

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. NEW YORK (AP) — The cryptocurrency exchange Binance said it plans to buy its rival FTX Trading, in the latest example of how fortunes can change rapidly in the crypto world. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said on Twitter Tuesday that his company had signed a letter of intent to buy FTX because the smaller exchange was experiencing a “significant liquidity crunch.” The deal was pending due diligence, Zhao said on Twitter. The news shook the cryptocurrency world as the biggest crypto exchange had to a. A new three-digit phone number for suicide prevention and other mental health emergencies goes national Saturday, but full implementation will take years.

Suicide Prevention: A New Phone Number to Call But It’s Hardly a Cure-All

The new 988 hotline may help more people get help and steer crisis care toward mental health interventions. But many obstacles to getting access to mental healthcare before or after a crisis remain.“Abortion rights, LGBTQ+ rights and human trafficking,” ASU student Hannah Hagerty said when listing the three issues she’s most passionate about.Carilion says the move will be completed by the fall of 2023.Police said that the men were holding staff against their will.To try and reduce the number of behavioral health crises hospitalizations, the new center will include 23-hour crisis stabilization.Several customers and a store clerk were inside as bullets started flying, but no one was hurt.

The vigil was held to bring attention to the rising number of teen suicides in Arizona and call for greater support for mental health.Police say the man complained about his order when Kendrick came out from behind the counter and hit the man in the head.After Arizona Cardinal’s player JJ Watt’s health scare where he went into A-Fib and had to have his heart shocked back into rhythm, many sports fans are asking what exactly that means as a health condition.ADHS has advice for those families not in WIC.

Virginia’s community service boards have responded to a rising caseload during the pandemic. And like many other organizations they have faced a workforce shortage.School district officials said they are investigating the cause of the blast, and they followed their customary safety protocols.Fire officials say that 4 people were taken to a nearby hospital, with 2 of them in critical condition, and a fifth person did not survive their injuries.The owner of a Las Vegas smoke shop found himself in a violent struggle when the pair walked into his store in the middle of the day. Two people are dead after a crash that happened near Lake Pleasant on Saturday morning.In a ruling earlier this week, U.S. District Judge Steven Logan concluded it was reasonable for the Biden administration to say that the money couldn’t be spent on efforts that would undermine compliance with COVID-19 prevention guidelines.