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A 3 Year Anniversary of Walk the Talk America

Mike Sodini and Rob Pincus talk about Walk The Talk America’s journey over the last three years! Join us in a great discussion that highlights WTTA’s top five accomplishments so far and more work ahead.

A message from our founder
A message from our founder

It’s with a heavy heart that I’m writing this and asking everyone to breathe… AGAIN. I want to get this in before the blame game starts and all the “whatabouts” start making noise. Here are the names of the victims in our two most recent mass shootings.

Vara Safety Partners with Walk The Talk America
Vara Safety Partners with Walk The Talk America

Vara Safety, the handgun safe made for protection, has joined up with WTTA to help spread WTTA’s message of “Mental Health, it’s ok to talk about it” with a commitment to explore new technologies to help save lives.

Finding Success in Chapter 1 of our Cultural Competence Class
Finding Success in Chapter 1 of our Cultural Competence Class

One of WTTA’s many missions is education. Not just to firearms owners about mental health matters, but also to mental health practitioners about gun culture. As of this writing, more than 400 people have attended At the Intersection of Guns and Mental Health, our three-hour suicide prevention and firearms cultural competency course.

Avoid panic gun buying

During these uncertain times, a knee-jerk reaction many have is to purchase a firearm to protect their family. But panic buying a gun has more danger than you may realize. Make sure you consider this checklist and practice gun safety before purchasing what may be your first firearm.

Statement on the Virginia Beach tragedy

Breathe… that’s what I asked people to do almost 7 months ago. I am now asking people, with a heavy heart, to breathe again. We lost 12 human beings in another senseless shooting. Not too much is known right now but here is what’s certain… this shouldn’t have happened.

Statement on the Thousand Oaks shooting

Today, we woke up to the news of another senseless tragedy. Many will be running high on emotion and will use this incident to push an agenda. We at WTTA ask that you take a moment, and breathe. Let the facts come in so we can have a civil discussion to find solutions.