Welcome to the Military Crisis Line
Serving those who serve our country
The Military Crisis Line, text-messaging service, and online chat provide free VA support for all Service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserve, and all Veterans, even if they are not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.
- Available every day, 24/7
- All Veterans
- All Service members
- National Guard and Reserves
- Their family members and friends
The Military Crisis Line is staffed by caring, qualified responders from VA. Many are Veterans themselves. They understand what Service members have been through and the challenges that members of the military and their loved ones face.
Calling from overseas?
You can also use our Crisis Chat and request a call from a responder.
Suicide prevention and mental health information by branch
Learn more about the resources and programs provided by our military using the links below.
Provides guidance and advocacy for Air Force Service members at risk for suicide and aims to reduce the rate of active duty Air Force suicides.
Information on the Army’s effort to reduce suicide and minimize suicidal behavior among soldiers and their families, and to improve individual readiness among Service members.
Manages the suicide prevention program and the various services and resources offered to Service members of the Coast Guard.
Provides information, support, and education for Marine Corps members and their loved ones who may be at risk for suicide.
Committed to preventing suicide and increasing wellness among Navy Service members and their families through outreach, education, and mental health advocacy.
Aims to prevent suicide among members with a focus on resiliency and reintegration, explored in a six-part video series.