Posted on February 15, 2012 by Bobbie O'Brien
Veterans and active-duty Service Members in crisis may text free of charge to 83-8255 to receive confidential, personal and immediate support. Their friends and family also can use the service.
The text service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year and connects a user with a specially trained VA professional just like the Veterans Crisis Line and online chat support.
Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 and Press 1)and online chat is available at www.veteranscrisisline.net.
Filed under: Suicide Prevention, Veterans Administration | Tagged: Online chat, suicide prevention, United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Crisis Line |