The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders through
a confidential, toll-free hotline, online chat, and text-messaging service.
Veterans and their families and friends can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1,
chat online, or send a
text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Learn more about the Veterans Crisis Line and what VA is doing to help Veterans who face serious challenges or may be at risk of suicide.