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Lifelink July
 In this issue: "Fueling Your Body and Mind with Food" and "Fatigue - the Big Grey Elephant in the Room." Find these articles, July Plan of the Week Notes, news you can use, the Lifelink Spotlight and more in Lifelink July, here​.   
 
Free Gun Locks Available
A limited quantity of gun locks will be shipping to Fleet and Family Support Centers (FFSCs) and Navy Operational Support Centers (NOSCs) starting in July. Gun locks have been proven effective in reducing suicides during at-risk periods. A few extra moments to retrieve and unlock a firearm can interrupt the impulse for suicide and open the door for help. Gun locks are available free of charge to Sailors and their families, made possible by Navy Suicide Prevention Branch in partnership with the Defense Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). 

 

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