The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones 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.