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Veterans in Crisis

Whether you or a veteran you know is facing a crisis, find out below how you can get (and give) help.

Resources and Information

​This toolkit was developed specifically for former Guard and Reserve members who were never federally activated, their families, and their providers. It highlights a variety of mental health and suicide prevention resources available through VA and in the community.

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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. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

For more information: Federal VA: Veterans Crisis Line or call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1


National Resource Directory

Resource website that connects wounded warriors, service members, veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them.

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Veterans Crisis Line

Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, or text 838255 to receive 24/7 confidential support.
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