Support for Families
Nevada’s Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Office of Suicide and Prevention (OSP) and the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Agency applied for and received funds from the Federal Coronavirus Relief Fund, the CARES Act. These funds are being used to support families with youth who are at risk for suicide.
OSP’s Reduce Access to Lethal Means Program understands keeping firearms and medications locked up reduces the possibility of a death by suicide. To address this, OSP is working with community agencies to provide safes and locks for firearms to families whose members who may be in crisis and at risk for suicide.