Wilmington VA Medical Center
Veterans Crisis Line / Mental Health Hot Line for Veterans
Veterans experiencing thoughts of suicide can call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-TALK(8255), press 1, a 24-hour, toll free number. When you call mention you are a veteran and you will be routed to the closest VA Medical Center or crisis center in your area. You can call for yourself, or someone you care about. Your call is free and confidential.
Know the Signs:
The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking a proactive approach to Veteran suicide. Each VA Medical Center has a designated Coordinator to intervene and to assist with any distressed Veterans cooperating with the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), press 1. At the Wilmington VAMC, that Coordinator is Kent Johnson, LCSW/CADC.
Other Suicide Prevention Resources: