VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
Veterans Crisis Line
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.
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.
Since its launch in 2007, the Veterans Crisis Line has answered more than 400,000 calls and made more than 14,000 life-saving rescues. In 2009, the Veterans Crisis Line added an anonymous online chat service, which has helped more than 4,000 people. To visit the web-site click here. To watch a video click here.