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988 & Behavioral Health Crisis Coordinating Office

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The 988 & Behavioral Crisis Coordinating Office’s mission is to transform America’s behavioral health crisis care system to one that saves lives by serving anyone, at any time, in a seamless way, from anywhere across the nation.

The 988 & Behavioral Health Crisis Coordinating Office (BHCCO):

  • Provides leadership on behavioral crisis services at the federal, state, local, territory, and tribal levels.
  • Facilitates coordination, communication, and partnerships with the goal of creating a transformative and equitable behavioral health crisis system.
  • Manages the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline grant program and operations.

Contact Information

988 & Behavioral Health Crisis Coordinating Office
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857

Staff

Office of the Director

John Palmieri, M.D., M.H.A., Acting Director

Last Updated

Last Updated: 10/14/2022