CLEVELAND (WJW) – For veterans who feel like there is no way out, there are people and services who are out there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

988 is for anyone who is having suicidal thoughts. For veterans and many others, it can be the lifeline they so desperately need.

Calls are increasing this year. FOX 8’s Maia Belay has more in the video above.