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THE 988 LIFELINE
988 is now active across the United States. This new, shorter phone number will make it easier for people to remember and access mental health crisis services. (Please note, the previous 1-800-273-TALK (8255) number will continue to function indefinitely.)
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What is the Local 28 Members Assistance Program?
The Local 28 Members Assistance Program (MAP) is a three-tiered program administered by the Local 28 Welfare Fund, designed to address the needs of all members and their families. The MAP is comprised of the Members Assistance Program Counselor, the Peer-to-Peer program, and Beacon Wellbeing’s Members Assistance Program. This program is developed to support the various needs of the membership to help create a healthy and balanced lifestyle. To see more information on the programs, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions section on this web page.
COUNSELORS & PEERS: (Click HERE for Bios!)
Molly Sage, LMHC 212-625-6393
Bill Salvatore 516-262-4957
Santiago Idlet 516-262-4971
BEACON MAP 855-748-3121
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (Click HERE)
ADDITIONAL 24/7 RESOURCES:
SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE Call, Text or Chat 988
SMOHIT CRISIS COUNSELING 877-884-6227
CRISIS TEXT LINE Text HOME to 741741
To be announced
LOCAL 28 MAP IN THE NEWS:
07/05/2021 Local 28 is Showing the Way - LABOR PRESS
01/10/2019 Members Assistance Program helps instructors, directors help apprentices - EYE ON SHEET METAL
Please be aware that while these links below may direct you to sites in which you can connect with providers, it is always best to seek out providers through the Beacon network to ensure coverage by calling Beacon at 855-748-3121.
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