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Lethal Means Safety & Suicide Prevention - Resources

Suicide Risk Management Consultation ProgramSuicide Risk Management Consultation Program
The Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program offers free consultation to any provider (community or VA) who works with Veterans at risk for suicide. For more information, please go to: www.mirecc.va.gov/visn19/consult/ or place a consult by emailing srmconsult@va.gov
Veterans Crisis LineVeterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 Press 1
Text to 838255
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National Suicide Prevention LifelineNational Suicide Prevention Lifeline
En Español - 1-888-628-9454
Deaf, Hard of Hearing - TTY dial 800-799-4889 Chat
Make the ConnectionMake the Connection
Connecting Veterans with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their health, well-being, and everyday lives.
Suicide Prevention Coordinator Near YouFind a Suicide Prevention Coordinator Near You
Locate Information and Resources: No matter what you are experiencing, there is support for getting your life on a better track.
Means MatterMeans Matter
Suicide, Guns, and Public Health: Most efforts to prevent suicide focus on why people take their lives. But as we understand more about who attempts suicide and when and where and why, it becomes increasingly clear that how a person attempts–the means they use–plays a key role in whether they live or die.
means safetyIncreasing the distance between thoughts and action is one step in preventing suicide
Many people believe two myths about suicide: 1) People who die by suicide have planned for a while and know how they want to do it; 2) If the method that the person wants to use is unavailable, they’ll just find another method. These statements myths because research shows the contrary.

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