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Veteran Suicide Prevention & Secure Firearms Storage

September 29, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm EDT


Veteran Suicide Prevention & Secure Firearms Storage

Be a part of the solution: Prevent Veteran Suicide and Understand Secure Firearms Storage



Thursday, September 29, 2022


Registration begins at 9:30


Suicide Prevention & Secure Firearms Storage

Keep Our Veterans Alive

Open to Veterans, Veteran Service Organizations, National Guard, Reserve, Family Members, Veteran Service Providers, Law Enforcement, Behavioral Health Professionals, Health Professionals, Employers and Anyone who wants to help prevent Veteran Suicide.

Understanding and Preventing Veteran Suicide is a community issue. Between 2014 and 2018 there were 370 reported suicides in New Jersey. And nationally, in 2018, firearms were the method of suicide in 69.4% of male Veteran suicide deaths and 41.9% of female Veteran suicide deaths. A panel of experts will discuss how you can be part of the solution and what actions communities can take to prevent Veteran suicide.

Program Sponsors

Department of Veteran Affairs


Community Hope

Rutgers University

Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office

Program Includes

  • The KOVA Story
  • S.A.V.E.—Signs of Suicide
  • Firearms Safety
  • Safe Storage
  • Panel Discussion


Morning Coffee




In rear of building


COVID Protocols

At this time masks are not required. However, we will follow all Post, local and state requirements at the time of the event. Please be courteous to your fellow attendees and watch our live stream from home if you are not feeling well. Thank you.

Photo statement

Pictures may be taken during this event and may be posted on social media. Please let us know at the registration table if this is a problem.

Resource Tables

If you are interested in having a Resource Table at the event please contact Bob Looby for information: [email protected].

There are limited spaces available, and they must be reserved in advance.

Direct Program Questions to:

Tanya Kero

[email protected]


General Questions to:

Bob Looby

[email protected]


Questions About Registration:

Terri Illes

[email protected]