Gov. Andy Beshear is taking steps to expand treatment for those dealing with mental health issues during the pandemic.Kentucky will expand crisis and mental health services for residents, Beshear announced during a press conference Tuesday.Pathways Inc. a community-based center for mental healthcare in Kentucky will step up to serve as a National Suicide Prevention call center. On average, Kentuckians call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline 358 times a week, Beshear noted. Calls to the hotline have increased 3% over the last year for Kentucky residents. The hotline can be reached at 1-800-273-8255.

Gov. Andy Beshear is taking steps to expand treatment for those dealing with mental health issues during the pandemic.

Kentucky will expand crisis and mental health services for residents, Beshear announced during a press conference Tuesday.

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Pathways Inc. a community-based center for mental healthcare in Kentucky will step up to serve as a National Suicide Prevention call center.

On average, Kentuckians call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline 358 times a week, Beshear noted. Calls to the hotline have increased 3% over the last year for Kentucky residents.

The hotline can be reached at 1-800-273-8255.

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