Hope & Healing

Veterans Memorial Park

Pensacola, FL

First, know that you are not alone.

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or self-harm, there are resources available that can help. Crisis text and call lines are free and confidential and will connect you with someone who will listen and can help. These resources are completely anonymous - no one will have to know that you contacted them.

Even if you're unsure about what you are feeling, understand that it is absolutely fine to call if things don't feel right.

If you need help or you are worried about someone else, but don't know what to do - Do Something - Call or text someone.

All of the hotlines below operate 24/7/365
  • The Military & Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1 or text 838255. TTY users call: 1-800-799-4889. Provided by the VA.
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-8255 or 9-8-8. TTY Users can Use their preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255. Spanish speakers call 1-888-628-9454.
  • For The National Suicide Lifeline 24/7 Online Chat: Go to suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat.
  • Don't Wait, Reach Out - https://www.va.gov/REACH/

Peaceful Solitude, but Never Alone

Veterans and Families come from around the Nation to pay their respects at The Veterans Memorial Park of Pensacola. The Park has also become a place where Veterans often go to honor those who are gone and to reflect on their experiences. This holds true for the Fathers and Mothers; the Sisters, Brothers, Friends, Husbands, Wives, and Children of our Brave and fallen Warfighters as well.

The Veterans Memorial Park Foundation Board recognizes the Park's standing in the community as a place of solemn remembrance, often aiding in the healing process. We invite those in need to tap resources like those that have been assembled by VetCV.

Click below for more resources

Another great resource, at Make the Connection Veterans and their loved ones talk about their experiences, challenges, and recovery.

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