The 988 helpline provides emergency emotional support to Louisiana residents.
Anyone who reaches out to Louisiana 988 can expect immediate, safe and supportive counseling, 24 hours a day. The helpline is free, confidential and offers call, text and online chat services.
The Louisiana 988 helpline is an initiative of the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to make it easier for residents to get help when they need it. For more information visit our About Us or the state site on 988 in Louisiana, which includes the state dashboard that provides key monthly metrics from Louisiana’s two 988 call centers.