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Staff Sgt. Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program
We’re Here for Veterans. And their Mental Health.
Founded to honor veteran Parker Gordon Fox, an Army sniper instructor who died by suicide at age 25, the Staff Sgt. Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program supports the mental wellness of Michigan veterans and their family members. By identifying specific risk factors that cause mental health struggles or suicidal ideation, the program helps individuals address these areas and thrive in all facets of life.
The program offers immediate and ongoing support, including:
- Peer support
- Case management
- Individualized service plans
- Education on suicide risk and prevention to families and communities
- VA benefits assistance
- Help obtaining and coordinating benefits from the federal government, a state or local government, or an eligible entity
- Assistance with emergency needs
- Outreach to identify those at risk of suicide
Both veterans and their families are eligible for support.
Eligible individuals include:
- Any veteran of any branch or service of the United States Uniformed Services (which includes all Armed Forces)
- Any family members are eligible if they have an enrolled veteran family member in the SSG Fox program
The Staff Sgt. Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program is not a substitute for the Veteran Crisis Line. If you or a loved one is in crisis, call 988 and press 1 to talk to a caring, qualified responder.
Connect with the Staff Sgt. Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program at 1-800-MICH-VET.