Mental Health Support for Military Families/Suicide Prevention and Support: (Formerly National Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline) Crisis intervention telephone line open to veterans and their families and friends. The caring professionals at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances. Many of the responders are Veterans themselves and understand what Veterans and their families and friends have been through and the challenges Veterans of all ages and service eras face. Formerly known as the National Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline. Start a confidential online chat session at or call 800-273-8255 Ext 1. 24/7 availability. 

(updated 7/15/20)

Phone Number: 800-273-8255 Ext 1 or text to 838255

24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Cost: None
Insurance: N/A