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Restore ‘warm line’ as adjunct to ACCESS crisis line

By Bud Bowles

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 28, 2012

~~<p>Thank you, Star-Advertiser, for your coverage of the dropped calls on the state's ACCESS Line. You clearly demonstrated that the hotline fails to serve those it was intended to serve. (By the way, ACCESS is not just a suicide line, but a crisis line designed to give services and immediate assessment to all people in need.)</p>
<p>It seems that state problems get fixed faster due to the attention of journalists or federal intervention.</p>
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Thank you, Star-Advertiser, for your coverage of the dropped calls on the state's ACCESS Line. You clearly demonstrated that the hotline fails to serve those it was intended to serve. (By the way, ACCESS is not just a suicide line, but a crisis line designed to give services and immediate assessment to all people in need.)

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