It takes the courage and strength of a warrior to ask for help. It's not a sign of weakness. It's a sign of strength that you realize you need help. Nearly 15 percent of overall U.S. military casualties result from suicide. On average, there are 22 suicides a day among America's 25 million veterans. If you or someone you know is in an emotional crisis call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-TALK (8255) and press 1. Your call is free and confidential.