The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource staffed by qualified responders from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Anyone can call, chat, or text — even those not registered or enrolled with the VA.
“We are a 24/7 confidential peer support network for veteran and military communities. We provide immediate, free, and long-term peer support through confidential phone, chat, text, and email conversations to help those we serve live better lives.” Go to the website to have a real time conversation.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) national helpline offers confidential treatment referrals in both English and Spanish to people struggling with mental health conditions, substance use disorders, or both. In the first quarter of 2018, the helpline received more than 68,000 calls every month.