Veterans Crisis Line
- Call 1-800-273-8255and Press 1
- Text 838255
- Chat online
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Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one?
Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders
with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
Text838255 : Chat
This free support is
- Available every day, 24/7
- All Veterans
- All Service members
- National Guard and Reserve
- Their family members and friends
Find Support Near You
No matter what you are experiencing, there is support for getting your life back on track.
What to Expect
A trained responder will answer your call, text, or chat and ask you a few questions. You can decide how much you want to share.
What Are the Signs of Crisis?
Feeling anxious or alone and thinking about suicide are some of the signs that a Veteran may be in crisis.