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Military Crisis Line

military crisis Line

Service members or their families in crisis should seek help immediately by contacting the Military Crisis Line. Dial 800-273-8255 (press 1 for military) for 24/7 crisis support. The crisis line also provides an online chat www.militarycrisisline.net and text service (838255).

If you or someone you know is at risk for suicide, seek help from the following resources: Military Crisis Line Now Accessible by Phone to Service Members in Korea.

  • U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) has established toll-free phone support to the Military Crisis Line for all USFK community members, including active-duty military, civilians, family members and contractors. Callers can reach qualified, caring responders at the Military Crisis Line by dialing 0808-555-118 or DSN 118. A live Internet-based chat service is also available for USFK members, as well as the rest of the U.S. military and their families, at www.militarycrisisline.net.
  • For overseas or international: Dial 118 from any U. S. Air Force or U. S. Army installation in Europe or dial 00800-1273-TALK (8255) for a commercial toll-free line in Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
  • Service members or their families who would just like to talk to someone who has shared similar experiences should contact Vets4Warriors. They will be linked to a peer who is trained to assist them in overcoming their obstacles. Call 855-838-8255; email .


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