988 Hotline and other crisis resources


Beginning July 16th, under FCC rules, those in the U.S. can call or text 988 to be connected to trained mental health crisis counselors. The 988 number connects to the already exisiting National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The goal is to make it as easy as possible for someone who is in crisis to get connected to support. Some other features to note:

Additional Resources

The SAS U.S. and Global Employee Assistance Programs offer 24/7 telephonic support to employees, their dependents and household members. Employees can find contacts on InsideSAS or contact Work/Life for additional resources. 


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Katie Seavey Pegoraro

Sr Associate Work Life Program Manager

Katie Seavey Pegoraro supports employees with issues of stress and balance, providing tools and resources to cope when life feels overwhelming. Katie is a contact for those who may be coping with issues of mental health, substance use, or grief and loss. A young professional herself, Katie is a unique support to employees who are navigating the many life transitions that occur in your 20's and 30's.

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