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Broward Tragedy- Too Close To Home

The staff at 211 HelpLine express deepest condolences for the students, families, teachers, staff and community in Broward County.  Without a doubt, the impact of school shootings has no boundaries…the ripple from this traumatic event has sent shock waves county to county, statewide, nationally

Backlash at YouTube Star Regarding Suicide Video

January 4, 2018- YouTube personality Logan Paul continues to face intense criticism after he posted a video of a victim of suicide found while Logan and his group where visiting a Japanese forest known as a location for suicides. The staff at 211 HelpLine want the community to turn this

211 Helping To Save Lives & Raise Awareness About Suicide Prevention

July 26, 2017 [Lantana, FL] – Within the past week, we have heard of multiple suicides including famous rock star, Chester Bennington of the band Linkin Park, as well as heartbreaking suicide-by-train incidents in our own backyard. These tragedies are a growing concern for 211 HelpLine and the

Rap Artist Logic Releases Song “1-800-273-8255,” Highlights the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline as Resource

The new song is named after the Lifeline’s national phone number and encourages individuals in crisis to reach out.   NEW YORK, N.Y. (April 28, 2017) – Today, Def Jam artist Logic released his single “1-800-273-8255” ahead of his upcoming album Everybody. The song is an anthem that shares

211's Help Me Grow Screening Event: Books, Balls, & Blocks. At Safe Kids Day-Palm Beach Outlet Mall

Saturday April 22, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm     211's Help Me Grow Team will be on site to do developmental screenings            

United Way Launches Free Tax Help Program’s 14th YearTaxes Filed Free For You, With Help or Yourself

United Way of Palm Beach County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program officially begins today, January 18, 2017, offering free and safe income tax preparation services throughout Palm Beach County to those with a 2016 household income of 64,000 or less. VITA now offers three exciting

211 Call Volume Triples in the 48 Hours Prior to Matthew

October 10, 2016-As our local communities braced for the onslaught of Hurricane Matthew, the staff at 211 began to see an uptick in calls. In the 48 hours leading up to the storm’s impact, 211 HelpLine received almost 2,000 calls- triple the normal call volume. The calls pouring in came from