Suicide Safer Homes, a Focus on Lethal Means

Shannon Decker, M.Ed. Speedy Foundation: This workshop focuses on Idaho’s suicide data, provide an overview of the basics of gatekeeping and QPR basics and home in on the reality that Means Matters (Harvard Means Matters) workshop explores key concepts about suicide including; Intent isn’t all that determines whether a person attempting suicide lives or dies; means also matters. Access to firearms is a risk factor for suicide. And reducing access to lethal means saves lives.

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