Sui­cide-preven­tion hot­line ex­pands

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - NATION | DIGEST -

A 24-hour sui­cide-preven­tion hot­line was for­mally launched in five cities on Tues­day af­ter a suc­cess­ful pi­lot project. The hot­line, which will use the num­ber 400-161-9995, was ini­tially launched at the end of 2012 by the non­profit Life Ed­u­ca­tion and Cri­sis In­ter­ven­tion Center. From Jan­uary to Novem­ber, the hot­line re­ceived 2,941 calls. Ser­vices are now avail­able in Bei­jing and Shen­zhen as well as in Henan, He­bei and Jilin prov­inces.

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