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Lethal Means Safety Resources

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Navigate to these additional Lethal Means Safety resources

  • A Toolkit for Safe Firearm Storage in Your Community 
  • Reducing Firearm and Other Household Safety Risks for Veterans and Their Families brochure
  • Means Safety Messaging for Clinical Staff pocket card
  • Harvard Means Matter website
  • Engaging Veterans in the Firearms Community to Reduce Suicide By Firearm SAMHSA SMVF meeting recording and slides
  • VA REACH Lethal Means Safety webpage
  • "Space Between Thought and Trigger" public service announcements (PSA) (15 seconds): older malemalefemale
  • Learn about safe and secure firearm storage options from a Veteran and competitive shooter in this video
  • Clinical tools for preventing firearm injury via The BulletPoints Project
  • Prevent suicide with lethal means safety for service members and their families via Defense Suicide Prevention Office DSPO Lethal Means Safety
  • "In Our Nature" Lethal Means Safety PSA Stop Lock & Live (68 seconds) via DSPO Lethal Means Safety PSA
  • The Fiream Life Plan website offers resources and downloadable documents to preserve firearm legacy and maintain safety via the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, University of Colorado School of Public Health
  • Firearm Safety in Times of Community Stress handout

 • Motivational Interviewing (MI) training Link to reference 1 | Link to reference 2
 • Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM) Training
 • LMS VA Staff only: TMS course
 • LMS TRAIN course
 • Firearm Life Planning - Supporting Veterans and their Care Partners in Planning for a Time When it May Be Necessary to Limit Access to, or No Longer Use, Firearms: VA Staff only TMS course & recorded training | Training slides

Do you still have questions or need additional support?

 Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program

  Contact the Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program for free consultation, support and resources to any provider treating Veterans at risk of suicide. Visit the SRM page.  

Last Updated 5 December 2023