Resource scenario archive
A suicide prevention coaching tool from the Department of Veterans Affairs. This resource teaches how to reach to help someone in need and it teaches how to reach to help ourselves in times of crisis.
Make the Connection
Online resource in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs designed to connect Veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives.
Reducing Firearm & Other Household Safety Risks for Veterans and Their Families
A brochure for Veterans Means Safety. If you own a firearm, or live in a household where there are firearms, the following information can help keep you and those around you safe.
Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention
Educational products, podcasts, training videos, and firearm safety tip sheets for veteran suicide prevention.
Voluntary Do-Not-Sell Lists — An Innovative Approach to Reducing Gun Suicides
A perspective piece on a clinician's role in counseling patients at risk of suicide by providing the option of Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms List where it is available.External Resource
2020 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report
This report reviews and analyzes Veteran suicide data from 2005 to 2018, overall and across categories, including the number of suicide deaths, the average number of suicides per day, suicide rates by race and ethnicity, and data in the situational context of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
A Guide for Parents- Mental Health and Preventing Unauthorized Access to Firearms
A parents' guide on how to approach mental health care and suicide prevention with children detailing the warning signs, appropriate responses, and safety steps for addressing lethal means access.
DBT Firearm Lethal Means Safety Counseling Teaching Notes
Provider manual of multi-session dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) treatment intervention for clinicians working with clients at risk for suicide by firearms
DBT Firearm Lethal Means Safety Counseling Handouts and Worksheets
Handouts and worksheets of multi-session dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) treatment intervention for clinicians working with clients at risk for suicide by firearms
End Family Fire
Resources and recommendations on how to prevent a family fire- a shooting involving an improperly stored or misused gun in the home that results in injury or death.
Safe Firearm Storage: A Call for Research Informed by Firearm Stakeholders
A call to action for needed research informed by firearm stakeholders to help clinicians make acceptable, adoptable recommendations of ways to safely store firearms and reduce risk of injury and mortality.External Resource
Breaking Through Barriers: The Emerging Role of Healthcare Provider Training Programs in Firearm Suicide Prevention
An overview of barriers and recommendations on lethal means safety training for clinicians.