We are the first national veteran-founded-and-led nonprofit dedicated to preventing military suicide.
Stop Soldier Suicide was founded by U.S. Army veterans Brian Kinsella, Nick Black, and Craig Gridelli in 2010 amid the worst suicide crisis our military has ever seen.
What we do
We empower the military community by providing free resources and support to all past and present military and their families through an established, comprehensive, trusted network of individuals and organizations that meet the complex needs of the military community and are capable of anticipating and mitigating suicide risk factors, promoting resiliency, inspiring hope, and encouraging healing and personal growth.
Our resources include:
- Mental health
- Emergency financial aid
- Housing assistance
- PTSD and/or TBI referrals
- Alternative therapies (HBOT, art therapy, equine therapy, etc.)
- Education / GI Bill assistance
…and much more.
Why it matters
On average, 22 veterans and active duty service members are lost to suicide every day — and hundreds of thousands more struggle with mental and physical issues. This crisis impacts military from every generation and branch of service, as well as their family members.
Who we serve
Stop Soldier Suicide provides free resources and support to all past and present military and their families.
What makes us different
When you reach out to Stop Soldier Suicide, you’ll speak with a case manager who will work to identify your specific needs and connect you with resources that can help.
We track your progress over the course of 24 months, during which time we speak with you one-on-one no less than 10 times.
YOU can provide mission-critical support to help Stop Soldier Suicide. Here’s how to get involved.