Prevention Resources

Start the Conversation

Where to begin in connecting with others when you have concerns.

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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

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Counter Tools

 A Tobacco Merchant Education project that addresses the prevention of tobacco product sales to anyone under the age of 21. This is an annual event to educate tobacco retailers in our service area on Virginia’s tobacco laws and provide training materials and signage for their establishment.

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Lock & Talk Virginia

Lock and Talk Virginia is a suicide prevention initiative promoting safe and responsible care of lethal means (firearm safety, safe medication storage), while encouraging community conversations around mental wellness.

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Talk to your kids about the dangers of underage marijuana use. Legalization does not mean it's safe. Marijuana affects the brain, emotions, memory and impairs driving.

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Problem Gambling

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, please call Virginia's Problem Gambling confidential and toll-free helpline at (888) 532-3500.