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Suicide Prevention

Standing Shoulder to Shoulder: Finding Strength and Hope Together

If you or someone you love is thinking about suicide, don’t wait – get help now. The Veterans Crisis Line is available by phone at +1(800)273-8255 (press 1 to talk to someone now) or through chat online

If you are feeling distressed or hopeless, thinking about death or wanting to die, or concerned about someone who may be suicidal, know you’re not alone. Help is available now.

Here are some other important resources:

  1. Military Crisis Line +1(800) 273-TALK (8255) (option 1) or live chat
    The Military Crisis Line and its website offer proactive or crisis-level resources for active U.S. military personnel and veterans – such as local suicide prevention coordinators at VA Medical Centers, crisis centers, outpatient clinics, and Veterans Benefits Administration Offices; as well as Vet Center readjustment counseling and outreach. Many other resources are available on its website.
  2. Military One Source 24/7 Support  +1(800) 342-9647

For OCONUS locations, call 

    • Europe - 00-800-1273-8255
    • Korea - 00-808-555-118
  1. is a non-profit website that highlights health issues. Its suicide prevention section is a comprehensive guide for effectively recognizing, preventing, and treating suicidal behavior. Reading it and becoming alert to the signs could save a life.
  2. Real Warriors Campaign

Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury come together for a military-sponsored website with suicide prevention videos to help you prepare to speak to a friend or colleague, as well as many more resources.

  1. IMCOM and Family & MWR 
    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) website offers information about Family & MWR programs, which provide many ways to deal with stress, enhance resiliency, and improve wellness. 

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