The Military/Veterans Crisis Line is a fully confidential suicide prevention hotline provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs and is available 24/7 to provide assistance, resources, and/or an ear to service members experiencing “thoughts about hurting themselves, having thoughts of suicide, or becoming self-destructive.”
The crisis line is available to all service members, active duty or reserve, whether they are experiencing the crisis or calling on behalf of another service member in crisis or exhibiting warning signs.
Three forms of communication are available.
- Call 988 and press 1
- Text 838255, or
- Chat by visiting https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help-now/chat/
For more information about the Military/Veterans Crisis Line, go to https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/.