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Resource Locator

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

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Our Veterans served out country. VA is here to serve them. Support is available fro Veterans and their friends and families. -Chick Ciccolella, U.S.Army, 1968-1996

Get Involved and Learn More

Find out how you can support Veterans in crisis. Watch a video about reaching out for help. Learn about resources for homeless Veterans. Or just check out resources VA and other organizations have to offer.

  • Spread the Word – download materials for print or web to show support for our Veterans
  • Videos – watch encouraging messages of support
  • Homeless Resources – learn what support is available for homeless Veterans
  • Additional Information – resources for Veterans and their loved ones from VA, military, and civilian communities
  • MakeTheConnection.net – connects Veterans and their friends and family members with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their health, well-being, and everyday lives. Hear inspiring stories of strength. Learn what has worked for other Veterans. Discover positive steps you can take—all in the words of Veterans just like you.
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.