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Crisis Prevention

Veteran Health Indiana has a dedicated Suicide Prevention Program based on promoting public health strategies to prevent suicide. The Suicide Prevention Coordinator and a team of Suicide Prevention Case Managers provide enhanced case management and clinical support to Veterans who are struggling with suicidal behavior. Veterans Crisis Line, visit . For more information about VA’s mental health resources, visit To contact the Indianapolis VAMC Suicide Prevention Coordinator during regular business hours, please call 317-988-3213.

This individualized attention is provided in conjunction with designated VA clinics and mental health clinicians to help address the multi-layered needs of the Veteran experiencing an emotional crisis. The Suicide Prevention Program also provides local crisis intervention and responds to Veteran referrals received from the Veterans Crisis Line.

The Veterans Crisis Line is a toll-free, confidential resource that connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) responders.

Veterans and their loved ones can call 988 and press 1. They may also chat online at to receive free, confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, even if they are not registered with the Department of Veterans Affairs or enrolled in VA health care.

We also have a texting option.  Text your information/message to 838255.

If you need to call the team at the medical center, please call or 988.

We are located on the 5th floor of the medical center, D wing. 

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