John Draper, Ph.D.

Director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, President of Link2Health Solutions,Inc. Nearly 25 years experience in crisis work.

Dr. John Draper, Ph.D., is the Director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and has nearly 25 years of experience in crisis intervention and suicide prevention work. He is considered one of the nation’s leading experts in crisis contact center practices (hotline, online chat, SMS services, etc.), and oversees all aspects of the federally-funded National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network, which consists of over 160 member crisis centers across the country.

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