Active, Reserve or National Guard service members in crisis or service members who are in need of urgent help can call "The Military Crisis Line," a confidential support line that's accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. Veterans can also call. The service is free. Qualified responders from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) staff the Military Crisis Line, many of whom have served in the military. A Military Crisis Line responder can provide support any time of the day. Call, toll free, 1-800-273-8255, and press 1. For more information, visit the Visit Veterans Crisis Line website at www.veteranscrisisline.net.
For more veteran and family support resources, see this Military.com Spouse Channel article.