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NEW Veterans Crisis Line number is 988

PRESS RELEASE

July 19, 2022

Birmingham , AL — The Veterans Crisis Line has a new number: Dial 988 then Press 1.

Reach out to your networks to make sure Veterans and their loved ones know there is a new, easy-to-remember way to reach trained responders at the Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 988 then Press 1. The number is new, but the support is the same. After activation, Veterans can still call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 to reach responders. 

Media contacts

Shannon Arledge, Public Affairs Officer

205-933-4744

shannon.arledge@va.gov

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