Metrolink launches safety campaign to help prevent tragedies near tracks
Spectrum News 1 / June 7, 2021
Metrolink partnered with Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services by displaying its 24-hour crisis hotline number on electronic message boards at train platforms in an effort to provide resources to people who may use the tracks for suicide.
“The past year’s unprecedented suffering, stress, and untreated mental health needs can each lead people to consider ending their own lives,” said Didi Hirsch Mental Health CEO Jonathan Goldfinger. “Our 24/7 crisis lines in English and Spanish have prevented an untold number of suicides. We’re proud to partner with Metrolink so everyone who feels hopeless or suicidal, or knows someone who does, can call without hesitation.”
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