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State crisis line has record-high volume during COVID-19


Last updated 11/25/2020 at 11:09am

Colorado Crisis Services continues to field a record-breaking number of calls and texts during the COVID-19 pandemic, topping 24,800 services last month alone.

Calls and texts to the crisis line have steadily increased during the pandemic. Compared to January and February of this year, average monthly volume is up more than 33 percent between March and October. The crisis line has exceeded 21,000 calls and texts in every month of the pandemic except April, reaching an all-time high of 24,843 contacts in October.

"With the ongoing pandemic, economic downturn, natural disasters and social u...

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