Dial 988 – The FCC recently recommended a new three-digit National Suicide Prevention Hotline number to provide easy access to support for people in a suicidal crisis or emotional distress. As a retired NYC Detective in the Manhattan DA’s Office, suicide is an issue very near and dear to my heart. Read on for my article on this potentially life-saving number, as published in LIBN’s February 7-13, 2020 issue.