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Lethal Means Safety

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It is important to reduce access to things people can use to kill themselves, like guns or medicine. We call this lethal means safety. This short video helps explain lethal means safety.

Information on Lethal Means Safety by Audience

Whether you want to learn how to keep yourself safe during a hard time or would like more information about this topic, there are a lot of places that can help you. 

If you are concerned that someone you care about is considering suicide, there are resources here to help you prevent this person from accessing lethal means.

Clinicians have an opportunity to support a person in crisis if they can identify the crisis signs, work with the person to remove their access to lethal means, and get them the help they need.