Governor John Bel Edwards is launching a new crisis hotline for those dealing with the stress of the pandemic.
On Monday, Edwards released information on the hotline that will be open 24/7 and is completely confidential.
Trained crisis counselors will offer support on de-escalating the crisis, identifying coping strategies, and other techniques to help those struggling through the pandemic.
The hotline can be accessed by texting REACHOUT to 741-741.
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