New York/New Jersey VA Health Care Network
VA Hotline Documentary Nominated For An Oscar
“Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1”, a film about the Veterans Crisis Line, has been nominated for an Oscar in the documentary short category. #OscarNoms
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, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
Each month, the Veterans Crisis Line receives over 22,000 calls from military veterans, who account for 20% of all suicides in the U.S. each year.
Learn more about the Veterans Crisis Line at http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/