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Gun Safety Saves Lives
Arizona State Crisis Intervention Grant (AZSCIP)

INTRODUCTION AND MISSION

Welcome to the Gun Safety Saves Lives (GSSL) home page. Through funding provided by the US Department of Justice and Bureau of Justice Assistance (AZScip), GSSL will provide resources and education around the importance of responsible gun ownership and overall gun safety. GSSL will work to mitigate gun violence, preserve lives by diminishing gun-related fatalities, and decrease the frequency of gun-related injuries.

   

KEY FACTS AND STATISTICS

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SUPPORT AND HELP HOTLINES AND EMERGENCY CONTACTS

List of emergency contacts and hotlines for immediate help. - Counseling and Support Services: Information on where to find counseling and support services for those affected by gun violence, injury, or death.

 

If you or someone you know is having a life threatening emergency, dial 911

If you or someone you know is struggling with suicide, dial 988

Crisis Text line: Text HOME to 741741 to reach a volunteer Crisis Counselor. Free, 24/7.

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If you or anyone needs emotional support as a result of gun violence, please urge them to contact the SAMHSA Distress Helpline, which offers crisis support service for any American experiencing emotional distress right now at 1-800-985-5990.

National Violence Prevention Hotline

 

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

 

National Rifle Association Gun Safety Rules

Project Child Safety

Project Child Safety-National Gun Storage Check Module

Everytown for Gun Safety

NSSF The Firearm Industry Trade Association

ATF- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives- Learn About Firearms Safety and Security

Be SMART Resources- Child Safety Around Guns

American Academy of Pediatrics - Gun Safety and Injury Prevention

Everytown Support Fund - Survivors Network

Trauma Survivors Network

Office of Victims of Crime

Survivors Empowered

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

How to talk to children about shootings: an age by age guide

 

VIDEO RESOURCES AND ADS

Gun Safety Saves Lives Ad- Mother - 15 second

Gun Safety Saves Lives Ad- Mother - 30 second

Gun Safety Saves Lives Ad- Student Backpack - 15 second

Gun Safety Saves Lives Ad- Student Backpack - 30 second

Gun Safety Saves Lives Ad- Father and Son - 15 second

Gun Safety Saves Lives Ad- Father and Son - 30 second

 

COMMUNITY INITIATIVES

Summary of SCIP projects, project status reports Local Programs: Highlight local initiatives and programs focused on reducing gun violence. 

2023 AzSCIP Awarded Projects

 

RESEARCH AND REPORTS

Studies and Publications: Research studies, reports, and publications on gun violence and prevention strategies.

The Impact of Gun Violence on Children, Families, and Communities

Prevention Institute - Gun Violence Must Stop. Here's what we can do to Prevent More Deaths

Gun Violence: Prediction, Prevention, and Policy

Public Health Approach to Prevent Gun Violence

Comparing Individuals Who Engage in Violent Extremism and Similar Acts: What Research Sponsored by the National Institute of Justice Tells Us- OJP