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Suicide Prevention

Suicide is preventable.

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:

Updated: 10/5/2021 10:12:51 AM