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Chattanooga Shooting Supplies, Inc. (CSSI) Donates $20K to Walk The Talk America (WTTA)

Walk The Talk America (WTTA), a non-profit organization designed to bridge the gap between the firearms industry and owners and the mental health industry, is honored to have received a generous donation of $20,000 from Chattanooga Shooting Supplies, Inc. (CSSI) and welcomes them as WTTA’s newest Silver Sponsor.

Ruger Donates To Walk the Talk America In Support of Suicide Prevention
Ruger Donates To Walk the Talk America In Support of Suicide Prevention

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. has proudly doubled its donation to Walk the Talk America (WTTA), an organization founded in 2018 by industry veteran Michael Sodini. Through formal education, outreach, and engagement with the mental health and firearms communities, WTTA aspires to reduce firearm suicides and other negative incidents associated with firearms ownership.

Lipsey’s® Renews Support of Walk the Talk America
Lipsey’s® Renews Support of Walk the Talk America

For the second consecutive year, Lipsey’s, a leading national shooting sports distributor, donates $10K to help WTTA further its mission to bridge the gap between mental health awareness and the firearms industry.

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

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, 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

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.