Reducing access to means that can potentially be misused to cause injury or death—such as firearms and substances—is one of the most effective ways to reduce suicide risk across all age groups. Methods to reduce access include safe storage and restriction or removal of these means. Resources beginning with “CT” are specific to Connecticut.

CALM: Counseling Access to Lethal Means Training

Learn how to reduce access to the methods people use to kill themselves. This free, online course covers who needs lethal means counseling and how to work with people at risk for suicide—and their families—to reduce access.

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Join the Lethal Means Committee

Meetings are held virtually on the 1st Friday, from 9:30 – 11:00 AM (EST), unless otherwise notified. For more information, click here.