If you or a loved one need immediate help, contact one of the crisis hotlines listed below.
The Military Crisis Line, online chat, and text-messaging service are free to all Service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserve, and Veterans, even if you are not registered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or enrolled in VA health care. Hundreds of men and women in the military call us every day, and start to get back on track.
If you or your family are facing issues like risk of suicide, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, anger management, or addictive behaviors, do not try to manage them on your own. Military OneSource offers articles and links for easy-to-understand information and to find resources to help support you and your family throughout your time of need.
Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or TTY: 1-800-799-4889. This hotline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. You will be routed to the closest possible crisis center in your area. Your call is free and confidential.
Get the information you need with the Real Warriors Live Chat. A trained health resource consultant is ready to talk, listen and provide the guidance and resources you’re looking for. Access our privacy policies and disclaimers to see our commitment to your confidentiality.
Call 1-800-273-8255 or Log On— 24/7 — for Real Warriors Live Chat.
Make the Connection is a public awareness campaign by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that provides personal testimonials and resources to help Veterans discover ways to improve their lives. Many of our Nation’s Veterans—from those who served in World War II to those involved in current conflicts—return not only with physical wounds but also mental health issues they may not recognize.
24/7 access to trained professionals who can answer your specific questions and needs. The Outreach Center is a trusted source of information about psychological health and traumatic brain injury issues and resources.
Last Updated 6/5/2018