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Suicide prevention

If you're a Veteran who is thinking of hurting yourself—or you know a Veteran who’s considering this—we can help. Our VA St Louis health care suicide prevention coordinators can get you the support you need. They work with our behavioral health providers and community organizations to assist Veterans who are managing emotional or mental health crises.

How do I talk to someone right now?

Find out how to get support anytime, day or night.

Care we provide at VA St. Louis Health Care System

  • Suicide prevention care coordinators
  • Suicide prevention case managers
  • Gun safety locks

Connect with a care coordinator

Our suicide prevention coordinators can help you get ongoing support, like counseling and other services. Coordinators are available during regular business hours.

Kristen Damian MSW, LCSW

Suicide Prevention Program Coordinator

VA St Louis health care



St. Louis HCS Suicide Prevention Program

If you having thoughts of suicide, please immediately call the 24/7 Veteran's Crisis Line, 9-8-8, press 1 or 1- press 1