VA Maryland Health Care System


Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline. Veterans who may be contemplating suicide, or family members and friends who have observed any suicidal behavior, are urged to call the VA’s 24-hour Veterans Crisis Line.

Contact Info


  • Veterans Crisis Line, VA Nationally

Contact Number(s)

  • 800-273-TALK
  • 800-273-8255

Hours of Operation

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week