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Logic's "1-800-273-8255" Single Has Had a Profound Effect on Suicide Prevention Awareness

Logic says it's the most important song he's ever written, and there's a good reason why.

Logic's current single, "1-800-273-8255," featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid, is currently sitting at No. 47 on the Billboard Hot 100, the highest-charting single of his career to date.

More impressive than its charting position, however, is the impact that the song—titled after the toll-free phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline—has had on suicide prevention awareness.

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According to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, since Logic's hit single was released in late April, both call volume and traffic to their website have dramatically increased.

As a direct result of what Logic says is "the most important song I've ever wrote," calls placed to the NSPL surged 27% in the three weeks following the single's release (April 28), while their website saw a 100,000 monthly user boost (from an average of 300,000 users to 400,000 users) in both April and May.

"1-800-273-8255," co-produced by Logic and 6ix, can be found on the Maryland native's third studio album, Everybody, which was released on May 5.



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