Monthly Archives: July 2022

U.S. Transitions to 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The U.S. has officially transitioned the 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to 988 – an easy-to-remember three-digit number for 24/7 crisis care.

The lifeline, which also links to the Veterans Crisis Line, follows a three-year joint effort by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to put crisis care more in reach for people in need. Continue reading

League of American Bicyclists Release City and State Fact Sheets to Promote Active Transportation

As part of the Benchmarking Project from the League of American Bicyclists to report and analyze public data about biking and walking, the organization is publishing fact sheets on biking and walking for each of the 50 states and 76 cities.

The project is part of an effort to better publicize existing data to understand how cities or states can get more people safely and easily biking, walking and rolling to everyday destinations, and therefore get more people physically active. Continue reading