There's no better indicator of the fight we’re in right now.
57% higher risk. More than 1.5x the national average.
To get a better picture of the battle we’re fighting, consider the following:
veteran suicides in 2020
consecutive years with 6,000+ veteran suicides
veterans have died by suicide since 2001
leading cause of death in veterans under age 45
Depending on branch, up to 31% of service members develop PTSD after returning from combat.
The rate of suicide for veterans in the LGBTQ+ community is up to 7x higher than for non-LGBTQ+ veterans.
More than 40% of female veterans report experiencing military sexual harassment or military sexual trauma.
More than 1-in-10 U.S. veterans have been diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder.
Every donation we receive helps empower service members, veterans and their families with critical resources and support.
When you donate to Stop Soldier Suicide, you join a team of veteran lifesavers, standing side-by-side in the fight to solve the military suicide crisis. You join a team of citizens committed to supporting service members and veterans who have fought for us.
The impact you make by donating today, means hope for those facing the hardest crossroads of their life.
To you, like us, this is personal. And you won't stand idly by while our heroes are in crisis.
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Your contribution helps provide a struggling service member or veteran with personalized care and support, at no cost to them.