Suicide Hotline to Expand Hours

Local

0  Updated at 12:53 pm, March 20th, 2014 By: Managing Editor
Share This Story

Worst-Suicide-Hotline

(BOISE, ID) – The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline is expanding its hours. Officials added shifts from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Organizers also have plans to train more volunteers, which will make the hotline available on weekends as well. Idaho has the sixth highest suicide rate in the nation, and it remains one of the leading causes of death for teenagers. Those interested in becoming a volunteer can call Nina Leary at 208-258-6992.