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The Let’s Stop Suicide prevention and education initiative was designed by the Lackawanna County District Attorney's Office, Geisinger Commonwealth Behavioral Health Initiative, and the Northeast Suicide Prevention Initiative to increase awareness, decrease stigma, engage our community, and offer solutions to reduce suicides in Lackawanna County and beyond.
To decrease the amount of suicides by gun, local licensed gun shops have partnered with us to distribute gun locks to any individual who purchases a gun in their store. Medication lock boxes will be distributed by local pharmacies to reduce opiate-related suicides. And both gun locks and medication lock boxes will also be available at the District Attorney’s Office and local police stations. For a full list of distribution sites, please visit letsstopsuicide.com.
The initiative is launching on 11/15 at 11:00 AM in front of the Lackawanna County Courthouse (Inclement weather: Courtroom #2). University of Scranton Students for Suicide Prevention will be distributing medication lock boxes and gun locks at the event.