Be Smart Louisiana
Keep Kids Safe: Secure Your Firearm
Firearm injuries are the leading cause of death for kids under 18 in Louisiana.
Be SMART is a national campaign that promotes responsible gun ownership to protect kids and reduce child gun deaths. The Be SMART message encourages caregivers to be “SMART” by taking 5 Simple Steps to keep kids safe:
Secure all guns in your home and vehicle;
Model responsible behavior around guns;
Ask about unsecured guns in other homes;
Recognize the role of guns in suicide; and
Tell your friends and neighbors to Be SMART.
Modeling how to Be SMART: Conversation Starters with Children & Resources for Parents of Kids & Teens
As a parent, you know your child best, but they may not always share when they’re struggling. Start a conversation and let them know you’re there to help.
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