Firearm Suicide Prevention
Firearm Suicide Prevention Videos
Through our Christian County Suicide Prevention Network, we partnered with CoxHealth Injury Prevention and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office to create videos showing how to safely store a variety of firearms. Storing firearms unloaded and locked with ammo stored separately, but there are a variety of storage methods that can secure firearms providing varying levels of protection and safety.
IF YOU ARE IN A CRISIS OR NEED SUPPORT CALL 988
If you, or someone you care about, are thinking about suicide, are experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, reach out to the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline for support by calling or texting 988 or chatting at 988lifeline.org/chat.
The 988 Lifeline is free, confidential, and available 24/7. When you reach out to 988, you will be connected to a trained crisis specialist who will listen, offer support, and connect you to services and resources.
Home Safety Kits
Want to practice safe firearm storage at your home but don’t have a cable lock? Home Safety Kits are free and available for any community member as capacity allows. These kits include a medication/firearm lock box, firearm cable lock, safe medication disposal bags, and educational materials on suicide prevention and substance use prevention. Click the link to sign up and be matched with a location to pick up your kit!
Want More Information and Resources on Suicide Prevention?
Learn more about our work on suicide prevention and mental health through our mental health page. Here you will find helpful information on trainings like Mental Health First Aid and others. Click the button below to learn more.