Help Our Heroes Fight The Battles They Can No Longer Fight Alone
Here at the Ruyts Foundation of Veteran Suicide Prevention, our mission is to bring awareness to veteran suicide and help stop it from even taking place.
We must stand together and put an end to veteran suicide. While one person may not make a difference, we believe those that band together can and will! Suicide needs to become a thing of the past! Let’s help our heroes fight the battles they can no longer fight alone!
2019 US total deaths by suicide
Average deaths by suicide per day
2019 Veteran deaths by suicide
Average veterans take their own life
Veteran Support Services
We need your help! Become a Volunteer.
Annual Race to End Vet Suicide & Heroes Fest -IGY6
When: October 21st, 2023
Where: Fred Nats Stadium 42 Jackie Robinson Way, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
In-Person registration fee includes meal ticket, t-shirt, swag bag, finisher medal, and other goodies.
Interested in sponsoring an upcoming event or helping a veteran with mental health services?
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From the Blog
My Son Took His Own Life. Here’s Why You Should Stop Saying ‘Committed Suicide.’
This article is a sad but good read in explaining why we should not say someone “committed suicide” we should say “they died by suicide”. I challenge you all to take the words committed suicide out of your vocabulary after reading this and replace them with died by...