Correction and replacement of energetic emotional health Dr. Tia Doll as new Chief 988 Suicide & Crisis Officer | News


The second paragraph, first sentence of the January 26, 2023, issue has been corrected to read: Dr. Doll joins Vibrant with over 20 years of leadership in mental and emotional health care, most recently as CEO of The Steve Fund, State. The only organization focused on the mental health of youth of color.

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National mental health expert joins a vibrant leadership role following the significant move to 988 Lifeline (Photo: Business Wire)

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Lively emotional health names d. Tia Doll as the new Chief 988 responsible for Suicide and Life Crisis

National Mental Health Expert joins a vibrant leadership role following a significant transition to 988 Lifeline

Vibrant Emotional Health (Vibrant), the nonprofit officer of the National 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (988 Lifeline), has announced the appointment of Dr. Tia Doll as Chief 988 Suicide & Crisis Officer, reporting to Kimberly Williams, President and CEO. A seasoned clinical psychologist and nonprofit leader, Dr. Dole will oversee Lifeline 988’s strategic vision and direction, expand relationships with key stakeholders, and advance Lifeline 988’s vision, scope, scale, and impact during an unprecedented period of transformation of the mental health system.

Dr. Doll joins Vibrant with more than 20 years of leadership in mental and emotional health care, most recently as Executive Director of The Steve Fund, the nation’s only organization focused on the mental health of youth of color. In addition, Dr. Doll has served as Chief of Clinical Operations for The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ+ youth.

“Dr. Vibrant Emotional Health’s president and CEO, Dr. Kimberly Williams, said the move to 988 Lifeline emphasized the importance of equity and access to mental health for everyone, especially those in historically and persistently excluded or disadvantaged communities. This is a critical time in the effort. efforts to strengthen and expand the entire mental health care continuum in our country, and we are delighted to have Dr. Doll’s leadership.”

As administrator of the 988 Lifeline (formerly the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline), and other nationally recognized services including the Disaster Helpline, NFL Life Line, and NYC Well, Vibrant’s primary mission is to provide practical services and resources to those who need them. . With the move to 988 in July 2022, Lifeline has seen an exponential increase in awareness for the line. In the first six months of the new number, from July to December 2022, Lifeline received more than 2.1 million calls, texts, and chats from people looking for support.

“I am honored to join Vibrant and 988 Lifeline at this important and transformative time,” said Dr. Doll. “The work that Vibrant and 988 are doing to develop fair and equitable mental health support for all communities is deeply aligned with the values ​​that have shaped my professional life. It is one of my highest priorities.” We’re facing it right now, and I’m excited to join this team to expand and strengthen mental health services across the country.”

Dr. Doll sits on the Congressional Black Mental Health Brain Fund, which was founded by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman and has worked for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She is a published author, holds a master’s degree in developmental psychopathology from Columbia University (Teachers College), was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study forensic psychology, and completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Fordham University. Dr. Doll is based in New York/New Jersey.

About vibrant emotional health

For 50 years, Vibrant Emotional Health has been at the forefront of promoting the emotional well-being of all people. As mental health leaders, advocates, educators, and innovators, we work to raise awareness and provide support for all who struggle. We work every day to help save lives and help people get care whenever, wherever, and in any way that suits them. We are unwavering in our belief that everyone can achieve emotional wellness with the right care and support. As part of our work, we operate the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, funded by SAMHSA, which provides free, confidential 24/7 support to people in emotional distress across the United States. For more information, please visit the website Follow Vibrant on TwitterAnd Facebook And Instagram.

About the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline)

Funded by SAMHSA and administered by Vibrant Emotional Health, 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a leader in suicide prevention and mental health crisis care. The 988 Lifeline provides free, confidential emotional support and crisis counseling to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the United States. Callers who follow the “Press 1” prompt are connected to the Veterans Crisis Line. The Spanish language line is available by pressing 2 when calling 9-8-8, and over 240 languages ​​are supported by our phone interpreter service. Callers now also have the option to follow the “Press 3” prompt to contact a counselor specifically trained to support LGBTQ+ callers under the age of 25. 988 Lifeline includes a national network of more than 200 local crisis centers, uniting local resources with national best practices. Since its inception in 2005, Lifeline has engaged in innovative public messaging, mental health best practice development, creative partnerships, and more to improve crisis services and promote suicide prevention for all.

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