Are you in crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK.

Are you feeling desperate, alone or hopeless? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) veterans press 1, a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the Veterans Hotline. VA crisis counselors answer the call 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Some counselors are veterans and all counselors are trained to counsel veterans specifically.

  • Call for yourself or someone you care about
  • Free and confidential
  • Available 24/7
  • Help specifically for veterans

Veterans Chat

You can chat with a VA counselor live at any time. Veterans Chat is available here: