If you are a veteran, or know a veteran who needs immediate assistance
Dial 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 to talk to someone
Start a confidential online chat session at www.VeteransCrisisLine.net/chat
Send a text message to 838255 to connect to a VA responder.
If you or a Veteran you know is in crisis, find a facility near you
Connect through chat, text, or TTY if you are deaf or hard of hearing.
Keep this number in your wallet.