“Safer Homes” signifies a home in which lethal means are unavailable to a suicidal individual. “Suicide Aware” signifies the universal need to educate people about suicide, removing the mystery and replacing it with facts
Creating a suicide-aware world starts in the home
OUR VISION, OUR MISSION
Our vision: A state and a nation where every person
is equipped to help prevent suicide.
Our mission: To reduce deaths from suicide through a public health campaign that is designed to be user-friendly for the firearms-owning public.
78% OF FIREARM DEATHS ARE SUICIDES
U.S. SUICIDE STATISTICS
LIVES LOST YEARLY TO SUICIDE
YEAR OLDS, SUICIDE IS SECOND LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH
VETERANS DIE DAILY BY SUICIDE
OF SUICIDES INVOLVE FIREARMS
- Customized trainings that ensure individuals who prescribe or sell potential lethal means (commonly used in suicide) are prepared to be proactive about prevention
- Coupling an action oriented public safety message about locking and limiting access to medications and firearms with the distribution of safe storage devices
- Innovative suicide prevention training that creates a relevant message for every single person, not just those who are currently concerned about someone close who might be considering suicide.