Lock and Talk Lewis County promotes the importance of limiting access to lethal means for a person with suicide thoughts, and we teach anyone how to have conversations that can save lives using a variety of evidence-based skills trainings.

Gun Locks

The Lewis County Suicide Prevention Coalition provides gunlocks to the community, free of charge. For more information or to request a gun lock, use the "contact us" form on our homepage. 

Medication Lock Boxes (limited supply)

The Lewis County Suicide Prevention Coalition provides the community with medication lock boxes, free of charge. For more information or to request a medication lock box, use the "contact us" form on our homepage. 

Medication Disposal

The Lewis County Health System houses a medication disposal station for unused and expired medication. The disposal station is in the entryway of the Lewis County Health System, before entering the lobby. For more information, visit https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/67720.html  

Accepted medications: prescriptions (schedule II-V controlled and non-controlled substances), prescription ointments, vitamins, prescription patches, pet medications, over-the-counter medications. 

Not accepted: needles, inhalers, aerosol cans, thermometers, lotions, liquid, hydrogen peroxide. 

Community Trainings

The Lewis County Suicide Prevention Coalition organizes community trainings. For more information, visit "Available Trainings" on our homepage. 

Community Resources

Lewis County
Suicide Prevention Coalition