Suicide Prevention

Be There™

Suicide is a national health issue that affects everyone.

Are You or Someone You Know in Crisis?

Veterans who are in a mental health crisis or are thinking about hurting themselves need help right away. Dial 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency care facility immediately.

If you need to talk to someone, the Veterans Crisis Line is available 24/7 for Veterans, family, and friends. Call 800-273-8255 and Press 1 for help. It is a toll-free, confidential support line. The service also offers an online chat option.

The Veterans Crisis Line connects you with caring and qualified professionals within VA. Many are Veterans themselves. Reach out in one of the following ways:

Suicide is Preventable. Save a Life.

Hear from Dr. Lori Highberger, TriWest's Deputy Chief Medical Officer, in a video exploring the importance of lethal means safety, how to make your home a safe place, and how to be there for those you care about. Take action and help save a Life.

Updated: 9/19/2023 11:04:06 AM