DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 10, 2023) During the first year of the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, two local crisis centers responded to 142 percent more contacts statewide than the previous year, connecting more Iowans experiencing a suicidal crisis or emotional distress with life-changing services. Between July 2022 and May 2023, over 31,000 Iowans contacted 988 for support.