When a loved one struggles, it’s hard to know how to help.

Having direct conversations, getting guns and dangerous meds out of the picture for now, and reaching out for support can help. It might even save a life in a suicidal crisis. Here are stories from others who’ve been there too…

Should You Be Concerned?

Listen to Elena describe why she became concerned for her husband. We cover warning signs and questions to ask your loved one.

Learn More
This is the default image

“I’d think, am I just over-reacting here?”

Check In With Others

Sometimes a reality check helps. Hear how Barbara found clarity by talking with someone else who cared about their loved one.

Read More

Check In With Others

Sometimes a reality check helps. Hear how Barbara found clarity by talking with someone else who cared about their loved one.

Read More

“It helped getting that other take on things, it really did.”

Getting Help for Your Loved One—
and for You

You’re not in this alone. A phone call or text connects you to help.

Learn More

Getting Help for Your Loved One—
and for You

You’re not in this alone. A phone call or text connects you to help.

Learn More

“I’m just so thankful I don’t have to handle this on my own anymore.”

Why Focus on Firearms?

70% of Veterans’ suicides are by firearm. Easy access to a gun makes it too easy to die.

Learn More

“I knew if I attempted suicide, it would be with my gun”

Starting the Conversation

Luis describes what it was like to directly talk with his friend about his concerns.

Learn More

Starting the Conversation

Luis describes what it was like to directly talk with his friend about his concerns.

Learn More

“Can we get your Glock out of the picture for now?”

Firearm Storage Options

Fred worked with his son to find a storage option that kept everyone safe and felt right to his son. Learn about a range of options.

Learn More

“Son, let me babysit your guns. I need you to be safe.”

When is it Safe to Bring the Guns Back?

Tips on when to return to the ”new normal” at home.

Learn More

When is it Safe to Bring the Guns Back?

Tips on when to return to the ”new normal” at home.

Learn More

Keeping it Legal in New York

A summary of laws that have bearing on who can store firearms for another person.

Learn More

“I held onto the firing pin, so the gun can’t hurt him. He was cool with that.”

What about other Suicide Methods?

While you can’t totally suicide-proof a home, a few steps make things safer.

Learn More