BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced Monday, May 18 the state has activated a crisis hotline residents can text to get help with stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Edwards says the new text hotline offers residents free, confidential support 24/7.
If you or someone you know needs help text REACHOUT to 741741.
The governor says a trained crisis counselor will help de-escalate the crisis, identify coping strategies, and use active listening techniques to support you.
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