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United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Crisis Line

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

810 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20420-0002

Distance: 1231 Miles

(800) 273-8255

Website

http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/suicide_prevention

Service Details

Description

Crisis lines provide immediate support to help ensure a person's safety and help them take the next steps toward resolving a problem.


Crisis intervention hotlines/helplines are available through telephone, email, chat, text or other communication methods.


Additional Information

This toll-free, confidential resource connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders.


* Veterans and their loved ones can call (800) 273-8255 and Press 1 to talk to someone
* Start a confidential chat session at: https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ChatTermsOfService.aspx?account=Veterans%20Chat
* Send a text message to 838255 to connect to a VA responder
* Take a self-check quiz at https://www.vetselfcheck.org/Welcome.cfm
* If you or a Veteran you know is in crisis, go to https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/local-resources to find a facility near you
* Visit https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/military-crisis-line if you are Active Duty, Reserve or Guard
* Connect through chat, text or TTY if you are deaf or hard of hearing


Features

  • Specialization
    • Veteran 

Area Served

Nationwide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Crisis Line - Veteran Crisis / Suicide Prevention (800) 273-8255
Toll Free (800) 827-1000

Last Update

8/14/2019

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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