Michael Sodini is the founder of Walk The Talk America. The Walk the Talk America initiative is a non-profit dedicated to making positive change in relationship to mental health.
Connie Wray lost her 25-year-old step-daughter to suicide in 2018, now works in Suicide Prevention Advocacy and recently partnered with Walk The Talk America.
The “End Family Fire” campaign, that not only stumps for compulsory [gun] storage but also uses suicides to further the citizen disarmament agenda.
Restrictions on the ownership and use of firearms has not reduced overall suicide or homicide rates.
Michael Sodini believes that the firearms industry can play a significant role in changing bad laws when it comes to mental health and firearms all the while funding programs that make the difference
Natural human sympathy evoked by tragedies is not a pass for allowing grieving survivors to restrict the rights of others.
The Texas chapter of Students for Concealed Carry is throwing its support behind Texas House Bill 631, a bill “relating to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention.”
Of all U.S. firearms-related deaths in 2015, almost two-thirds were suicide deaths, according to the 2015 Fatal Injury Report, CDC.
The only way to truly reduce suicides is to find ways to deal with depression and similar mental issues that trigger the wish to commit suicide.
Ogemaw County conservation officer Kyle Bader recently was honored with a DNR Lifesaving Award for his efforts in preventing a man from committing suicide.
One of the most contentious questions in the gun debate is whether gun control can affect suicide rates and, if so, should more restrictions be imposed?
How do we reconcile this most frequent gun-related risk with our right to self-defense and to keep and bear arms?
Seminar to be held during annual conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, Aug. 30 – Sept. 4, 2015.