Crisis Hotline • Suicide Prevention • Veterans • Crisis Intervention
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis, their families, and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
- This service is free
How to Apply
Individuals may access a crisis team member 24/7 by:
- Calling 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
- Sending a text message to 838255
- Chat online