The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Veterans Hotline
Veterans Hotline - Click here for more information

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

What to expect when you call - Click play to hear the greeting with the option to press 1 if you are a U.S. military veteran.

Veterans Resources

Resources for Veterans and Their Families

Suicide Prevention for Veterans

  • The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) teamed up to launch a the Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline to ensure that veterans in emotional crisis have free, 24/7 access to trained, professional counselors. Veterans can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number, 1-800-273-TALK (8255), and press "1" to be routed to the Veterans Hotline.

Finding Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Webcasts & Conferences

Resources for Military Families Coping with Trauma

Mental Health Transformation Trends


Resource Links

Last Update: 9/4/2008