Together, we can face the fight against veteran suicide.
The realities of veteran suicide are shocking. Through Face the Fight, we’re working to break the stigma surrounding suicide in the military community by raising awareness and fostering real, open conversations around support and hope.
Facing the Facts
The veteran suicide rate is 57% higher than the national average.
With our collective help, they won’t face this fight alone.Tweet
Over 120,000 veterans have died by suicide since 2001.
We seek to create a network of support for veterans to thrive.Tweet
Over half of those who die by suicide do not have a known mental illness.
We are fighting to reach more veterans every single day.Tweet
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among post 9/11 veterans.
We are combating this by building a community of hope.Tweet
Suicide rates for male veterans between 18-34 years old nearly doubled since 2006.
We are building support systems to drastically reduce this number.Tweet
The veteran suicide rate is currently 1.5 times the rate of the general population.
We are here to help them face the fight together.Tweet
Committed to Veterans
Founded by USAA, Face the Fight is a coalition of corporations, foundations, nonprofit and veteran-focused organizations joined together to raise awareness and support for veteran suicide prevention. Our mission is to break the stigmas surrounding suicide in order to open conversation and support around the topic. Facing the reality of veteran suicide is a struggle. But when people face this fight together there is hope.
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Are you or is someone you know at risk? These resources can help all of us face the fight against veteran suicide.
Get Help in Crisis
If you need help, call the Suicide & Crisis Hotline at 988 then press 1 for 24/7 confidential crisis support for veterans and their loved ones.
Peer Support Specialists are available live, 24/7 year-round to connect with those who may need help and offering proven resources.
Objective Zero Foundation uses mobile and web app technology to connect the military and veteran to peer support, wellness activities, and mental health resources.
Get Mental Health Treatment
Are you looking for clinical care or counseling? Assistance with benefits? No matter what you’re experiencing, connect to resources and support systems to help.
Get personalized, confidential, no-cost, suicide-specific care and intervention for veterans and service members of all branches, regardless of discharge status.
Get confidential, barrier-free, and stigma-free PTSD and mental health treatment for veterans, service members, and families connected to their care.
Serves post-9/11 veterans, service members, and their families through a nationwide system of outpatient mental health clinics providing evidenced-based treatments.
Get Military Transition Support
This outcome-based statutory program bolsters opportunities, services, tools and training to prepare you and your family for your military-to-civilian transition and new post-military goals.
Supporting and encouraging military spouses throughout their service member’s time in the military and help planning and preparing for the transition out of the military.
Get Career Support
VA education benefits help veterans, service members, and their qualified family members with needs like paying college tuition, finding the right school or training program, and getting career counseling.
Get career and employment assistance. VA employment services offers the help you need to build your career and find the opportunities that are right for you.
Make the Connection helps educate about challenges related to jobs and employment, treatment options, self-help tools, and resources to help you overcome work-related issues.
Provides free resources to help military members and veterans make smart financial decisions across every stage of life — from making a budget to managing debt.
Helps veterans find high-quality careers by supporting groups that prepare them for the job market and by raising awareness of the value vets bring to the workplace.
Get Financial Resources
Looking for an answer to a specific personal finance question or a whole program to get out of debt? The USAA Educational Foundation offers free financial education content tailored to the needs of the military.
If you are active duty service member, an activated national guardsman, reservist or an immediate family member of one, you are eligible to receive financial assistance.
The Foundation adopts a comprehensive approach in its advocacy, working with leaders in the public, private, nonprofit and faith communities to recognize military caregivers’ service and promote their well-being.
Supporting all military-connected children by educating, advocating, and collaborating to resolve education challenges associated with the military lifestyle.
Aims to strengthen and connect military and veteran families across the United States with their communities through various programs and initiatives that provide support and resources.
Provides care and comprehensive resources to those grieving the death of a military or veteran loved one. Services include peer based emotional support, casework assistance, suicide prevention, and more.
Peer programs offer educational, social, and referral support tailored to the needs of military and veteran spouses to facilitate spouse, veteran, and family well-being.
Get Helpful Mobile Apps
Connect with Stories of Help and Hope. Veterans and their loved ones talk about their experiences, challenges, and recovery through videos, information, and resources.
Used by patients and their behavioral health providers as an accessory to treatment and helps with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking.
This app asks a simple series of questions that anyone can use anywhere in the world to help prevent suicide.
Identifies suicide warning signs, coping strategies, and family members/friends who are available to help, as well as finds professional help and resources to make your environment safe from anything that can be used for harm.
Designed for veterans experiencing symptoms of PTSD to view educational resources, find support and professional care, take self-assessments, and use our tools to manage daily stress.
This is a national veteran-serving organization that creates opportunities for veterans to continue their service and leadership in communities.
Forging the leading wellness community for veterans where you can work out on your time, find your squad, attend in-person events, and more.
We empower veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character for future generations. Through character-driven programming, we show them how to strengthen it, to reshape it, to push our communities to be better versions of ourselves.
Every warrior has a next mission. We know that the transition to civilian life is a journey. We want to honor and foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our Nation’s history.
ACP is a national nonprofit organization focused on helping returning veterans and active-duty spouses find their next careers through one-on-one mentoring, networking, and online career advice.
We help U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses find new careers. Through personalized service and support, we help veterans and military spouses get hired, and we help companies hire and retain them.
We are a veteran-led humanitarian organization that serves global communities before, during, and after disasters and crises.
No one should face this fight alone
The Coalition Committed to the Fight
Face the Fight is a coalition of corporations, foundations, non-profit and veteran-focused organizations joined together to raise awareness and support for veteran suicide prevention.
Invite a coalition member to speak at your event or learn more about applying for a potential Face the Fight grant today.Join the Coalition