Fredericksburg Parent

Sept 2022

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2 Fredericksburg Parent and Family • September 2022 Lock medications. Do not keep lethal doses on hand. Lock firearms. Store unloaded. Store ammunition separately. Change current locations of keys or combinations. Remove firearms from home. Store with trusted individual for the meantime. Secure alcohol. The National Violent Injury Statistics System study found that one third of youths who died by suicide had faced a crisis within 24 hours. WITHOUT YOUR HELP TO REMOVE ACCESS TO THE MEANS FOR SUICIDE, A YOUNG PERSON IN CRISIS MAY NEVER GET A CHANCE TO CHANGE THEIR MIND ABOUT DYING. Putting time and distance between youth with thoughts of suicide and the method may save a life. LOCKANDTALK.ORG For other ways to get help, call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Or text "Hello" to the Crisis Textline: 741741 HELP THEM HAVE THEIR HELP THEM HAVE THEIR CHANCE AT LIFE CHANCE AT LIFE

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