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Veterans Crisis Line

Crisis Line Phone Number

Who is this for and what does it support with?

This line is for veterans, service members, and veterans' and service members' friends and family members.

Available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for service members and Veterans who are experiencing difficulties with feeling down, depressed, or wanting to end their lives in order to stop the pain they are experiencing. This line is also open for service members’ and Veterans’ friends and family members. This is a confidential, toll-free hotline, online chat, or text messaging service provided by qualified responders.

Contact Information


1-800-273-8255 (press 1)


Text the word START to 838255


Veterans Crisis Line

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