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Dial 1-800-273-8255, press 1 - or - Confidential LIVE CHAT Confidential LIVE CHATText to 838255
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There's people out there that want to help you; you don't have to do it by yourself. -Martin Taylor, U.S.Army, 2009-2010

You are not alone.
Help is available.

If you are a Veteran in crisis or know one who is, call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 to confidentially speak with a trained, caring VA responder and get connected to services that can make a difference. Chat online or text with a VA responder to receive anonymous support now. Deaf or hard of hearing individuals using TTY can call 1-800-799-4889.

Resource Locator

You can use the resource locator to find VA and community-based support in your area. See how you can connect with VA Suicide Prevention Coordinators, local crisis centers, VA Medical Centers, and more.

Resource Locator

If you or a Veteran you know is in crisis, find a facility near you.

Support for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Veterans Crisis Line is accessible to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Learn more about support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Suicide Prevention Lifeline U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (SAMHSA)

The Veterans Crisis Line text-messaging service does not store mobile phone numbers of users who access information via text message (SMS) or any personally identifiable information about users without their permission. Message and data rates may apply. Click here to view the full terms of service.