Lock & Talk

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Lock and Talk is a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention in Ontario County, NY

We work to prevent suicides by limiting access to firearms, medications, and other potentially dangerous items during a mental health crisis. Lock & Talk’s goal is to educate the community about how to recognize and respond to warning signs of suicide.

We Provide:

  • No-cost suicide awareness and prevention trainings

  • Safety devices including locking medication boxes and gun locks

  • Support material for gun retailers and ranges

  • Lethal means safety guidelines

  • Educational brochures and informational posters

  • Consulting services to schools, workplaces, and organizations to support creating comprehensive suicide prevention policies

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Lock and Talk Ontario County is a program of the Ontario County Suicide Prevention Coalition and was planned in partnership with Lock and Talk Virginia.