Davie County Enterprise Record
August 18, 2022
The 9-8-8 mental health crisis number is designed to give people a different option that isn’t routed through law enforcement. State lawmakers passed a budget in June that directs $1.3 million in annual funding for the 988 call center. Earlier this year, North Carolina received a $3.3 million federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration to help with the launch of 988.