Serving those who serve their country.
If you’re a Service member in crisis, or know a Service member who
is, confidential support is only a phone call, click, or text away.
The Military Crisis Line is staffed by caring, qualified responders
from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)—many who have served
in the Military themselves. They understand what Service members have
been through and the challenges members of the Military and their loved
The Military Crisis Line, online chat, and text are free to all
Service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserves,
and Veterans, even if you are not registered with 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.
Crisis feels different for everybody and can be associated with a
wide range of situations. Some Service members are coping with stress,
anxiety, PTSD, or other effects stemming from their military service.
Many have difficulty with their relationships or with the transition
back to civilian life.
Whatever’s got you down—chronic pain, anxiety, depression,
sleeplessness, anger, or even disturbing memories of your tour —a
Military Crisis Line responder can provide support, day or night.