Gun locks are one of the best tools to prevent youth firearm suicide. This video demonstrates how to use a standard cable lock.
Gun locks are available for free at many local Sheriff and Health Departments. If you need help finding a gun lock contact us at 919.403.7665 or NCGV@NCGV.org
If you, or someone you know, is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
If you are a veteran in distress, please call the national veterans suicide crisis line (1-800-273-8255) you will be connected to a VA specific line so you will speak to someone who understands.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention- general information about suicide
Triangle Consortium for Suicide Prevention-Triangle resource for getting active in suicide prevention and Triangle support groups
National Mental Health Association- Information and help
- ReachOut - A place for teens to talk with other teens
National Institute of Mental Health- Statistics and Prevention
SPRC- North Carolina State Suicide Prevention Information
- It Get's Better Project - Provides support to LGBT youth and youth being bullied
To find out more about the difference you can make in a friend or loved one's life, visit http://www.whatadifference.org/
Healthy Mind and Body, A Resource Guide to Suicide Prevention - Thanks to the Girl Scout Troop from Seattle who thought this would be a helpful resource!
It's ok 2 Ask about youth suicide prevention
- Save a Life A teen suicide awareness program