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Please do NOT use this email form to obtain crisis counseling. For immediate help in dealing with a personal crisis, please call 1-800-273- 8255 and Press 1 now, or use the Veterans Chat to get online support anonymously , or send a text message to 838255. Caring responders with the Veterans Crisis Line are trained to listen and offer support to Veterans in crisis and their loved ones. If you are in immediate medical crisis, please call 911.

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If you are in crisis and need to speak with a crisis responder, please call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1 to speak with someone at Veterans Crisis Line.

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