Support for All Who Serve

The Military Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource for all service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserve, and Veterans, even if they’re not enrolled in VA benefits or health care.

The Military Crisis Line is Here for You

Free & Confidential

There's no charge and you decide how much information to share.

Always Available

Accessible 24/7/365.

Trained Counselors

Many are Veterans who understand the challenges service members and their loved ones face.

Calling from Overseas?

In Europe

Call 00800 1273 8255 or DSN 118

In Korea

Call 0808 555 118 or DSN 118

In Afghanistan

Call 00 1 800 273 8255 or DSN 111

Signs of Crisis

Some behaviors can be a sign that a Veteran needs help. Learn to spot the warning signs of an emotional or mental health crisis.

Local Resources

No matter what you're experiencing, we have resources and support systems to help get your life back on track.

Privacy and Security

The Veterans Crisis Line is a confidential, secure resource. You choose whether to share personal information.