Vet Centers and VA Medical Centers are standing together to assist Veterans and their families who maybe at risk. The Suicide Prevention Program was developed to educate and assist, professionals, lay workers, community organizations, and most importantly, Veterans and their families identify risk factors and protective factors, in hopes to get the veteran referred to appropriate care. If you or someone you care about is in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255-please press 1 for veterans. http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/Veterans/Default.aspx. Your call is free and confidential.