If You Are a Veteran Who Needs Help, Call or Text the Veterans Hotline.
Get Confidential, Anonymous, Free Help Via The Veterans Crisis Line Even If Not Registered with the VA or Enrolled in VA Healthcare.
Confidential Support Is a Call Away
If you’re a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, there are caring, qualified VA responders standing by to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Above all else, we believe that the wellbeing of our veterans is of the utmost importance. If you or someone you know is concerned about a veteran, do not hesitate to call the Veterans Crisis Line (1-800- 273-8255, then press 1). One small act can make a difference and resources such as the Crisis Line provide confidential support for veterans and their loved ones.
Veterans and their loved ones can also chat online at VeteransCrisisLine.net, or send text messages to 838255 to receive free, confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, even if they are not registered with Veterans Affairs or enrolled in health care.
Whether you are a veteran or a friend or family member concerned about one, confidential assistance is only a call, click, or text away. For more information about the Veterans Crisis Line, visit VeteransCrisisLine.net. For more information about Veterans Affairs’ mental health resources, visit www.mentalhealth.va.gov.
Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 if you are a veteran in need of help. The Veterans Crisis Line is also available by text or online chat: Chat, Text 838255, Support for deaf and hard of hearing: 1-800-799-4889